Journal article icon

Journal article

Cobalt, chromium and nickel affect hydroxyapatite crystal growth in vitro

Abstract:

Metals are widely used in orthopaedics and recent studies have reported that patients with metal implants have a significant increase of metal levels in serum and synovial fluid. Femoral neck fracture occurred in some patients with metal-on-metal implants for unknown reasons. Recently, bone quality has emerged as an important factor of bone strength and few studies have investigated the effects of metal ions on hydroxyapatite properties. In the present study, we investigated the effects of Co...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Angers, France
Department:
INSERM,Faculty of Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
Imperial College London
Department:
Department of Materials
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Angers, France
Department:
INSERM,Faculty of Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Expand authors...

Contributors

Contrat Region Pays de la Loire BIOREGOS2 More from this funder
Furlong Charitable Research Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Acta Biomaterialia Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
1555-1560
Publication date:
2010-04-01
DOI:
ISSN:
1742-7061
Language:
English
Keywords:
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:37434a0f-3c34-4b1d-9a3f-34cee6c6d644
Local pid:
ora:3723
Deposit date:
2010-05-06

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP