Biodegradation and Mechanical Integrity of Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys Suitable for Implants

Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez, Eva Pellicer, Santiago Suriñach, Maria Baró, Jordi Sort

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Abstract

This book chapter deals with the fundamental aspects of corrosion of magnesium based alloys in bodily fluids and reviews the various techniques that can be used to tune their degradation rate. The time-dependent evolution of their mechanical properties during the biodegradation process is also outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiodegradation - Engineering and Technology
EditorsRolando Chamy, Francisca Rosenkranz
PublisherInTech
Pages313-340
ISBN (Print)978-953-51-1153-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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