The Needs of Current Implant Technology in Orthopaedic Prosthesis Biomaterials Application to Reduce Prosthesis Failure Rate

Rahyussalim, Aldo Fransiskus Marsetio, Ifran Saleh, Tri Kurniawati, Yudan Whulanza

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Abstract

Today, orthopaedics is still in search for the most reliable biomaterial for prosthesis. The biomaterial needs to have good longevity and other supporting properties in order to maintain low implant failure. An ideal metallic biomaterial should be biocompatible, has similar elastic modulus to that of bone, has excellent resistance to fatigue, corrosion, aseptic loosening, and wear, and has good bone-bonding ability. The success of an implant depends on many factors. Good osseointegration is one of the factors required to reduce the rate of loosening of implants and in order to increase the chance of osseointegration, high stability of implants and early healing process encouragement are needed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5386924
JournalJournal of Nanomaterials
Volume2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

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