The effect of the addition of methylene blue on the fatigue strength of Simplex P bone-cement.

Abstract

To aid in cement removal during revision arthroplasty, it has been proposed to add methylene blue to bone cement to provide contrast between the cement and bone. However, it is essential that the fatigue strength of the cement not be reduced by the addition of the methylene blue. The effect of adding 1 mL of an aqueous 1% solution of methylene blue to one… (More)

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