hydroxyapatite ceramic

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hy·drox·y·ap·a·tite cer·am·ic

(hī-droksē-apă-tīt sĕr-amik)
Composition of calcium and phosphate used to provide a dense, nonresorbable, biocompatible ceramic for dental implants; metal implants may be coated with tricalcium phosphate or hydroxyapatite.
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Artificial bone grafting calcium hydroxyapatite ceramic with an interconnected porous structure (IP-CHA)] and core decompression for spontaneous osteonecrosis of the femoral condyle in the knee.
The synthesized amorphous calcium phosphate powder can be sintered into a pure hydroxyapatite ceramic.
Osborn, Fixation of hip prosthesis by hydroxyapatite ceramic coatings, J.
Therefore, the hydroxyapatite ceramic materials cannot be used as heavy-loaded implants, such as artificial bone or teeth.
Porous hydroxyapatite ceramic and its clinical applications, 49 (2), 102-104 (2000).
The synthetic biodegradable polymer/ interconnected-porous calcium hydroxyapatite ceramics (IP-CHA) composite is an excellent combination carrier/scaffold delivery system for recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2), that strongly promotes the clinical effects of rhBMP-2 in bone tissue regeneration (67).
Recent trends discussed with in the medical ceramics research report include the shift towards piezoelectric devices; the planned doubling of capacity at Sunrock Ceramics, and discussion of the use of novel hydroxyapatite ceramics to treat complex fractures, amongst others.
Rustichelli, Strength enhancement of porous hydroxyapatite ceramics by polymer impregnation, J.
Osteogenic differentiation of marrow stromal stem cells in porous hydroxyapatite ceramics.
Sivakumar, Dense hydroxyapatite ceramics through gel casting technique, Materials Letters 29 (1996) 57-61