Acta Biomaterialia 71 (2018) 1–23 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Acta Biomaterialia journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/actabiomat Review article a,b,⇑ b,c a b Ehsan Mostaed , Malgorzata Sikora-Jasinska , Jaroslaw W. Drelich , Maurizio Vedani Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy Laboratory for Biomaterials & Bioengineering (CRC-I), Department Min-Met-Materials Engineering & Research Center CHU de Québec, Laval University, Québec City, Canada article i nfo abstract Article history: The search for biodegradable metals with mechanical properties equal or higher to those of currently Received 26 October 2017 used permanent biomaterials, such as stainless steels, cobalt chromium and titanium alloys, desirable Received in revised form 16 February 2018 in vivo degradation rate and uniform corrosion is still an open challenge. Magnesium (Mg), iron (Fe) Accepted 2 March 2018 and zinc (Zn)-based alloys have been proposed as biodegradable metals for medical applications. Over Available online 10 March 2018 the last two decades, extensive research has been done on Mg and Fe. Fe-based alloys show appropriate mechanical properties, but their degradation rate is an order of magnitude below the benchmark value. In Keywords: comparison, alongside the insufﬁcient mechanical performance
Acta Biomaterialia – Elsevier
Published: Apr 15, 2018
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