TITLE

Close to the bone

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/9/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7609, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of aluminum oxide coating to increase the lifespan of artificial hip and knee joints. Coating of the aluminum to a standard titanium alloy implant; Anodization process to convert the aluminum into aluminum oxide; Cell growth over the surface of the implant.
ACCESSION #
7204003

 

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