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bone im·plant

(bōn im'plant)
Use of natural or artificial materials for osseous reconstruction.

bone implant

An implant to repair bone or to cover implanted objects such as artificial hips or tooth implants.
See also: implant

bone im·plant

(bōn im'plant)
Use of natural or artificial materials for osseous reconstruction.
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While research on Mg alloys as bone implants has led to significant progress over the past 20 years, rapid degradation of these materials inside the human body is still a major obstacle hampering their use in the clinic.
The distance between formed bone and the implant is a major factor in clinical translation of bone implant materials and is bound to reduce in case of chemotaxis.
Detonation gun spraying [46] has also been used to deposit coating on bone implants. This method involves the detonation, at a frequency of 3-100 Hz, of a fuel gas and oxygen introduced into a chamber with powder coating material.
We found that we were able to use calcium phosphates - a family of bio ceramics that are routinely used in bone implant operations - but by using this technique we were able to improve significantly both the strength and porosity of the implant.
[USA], Mar 19 (ANI): In a new finding, researchers have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foam-like substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone.
However Reverse Buttress showed the least amount of stresses at the bone implant interface at both the crestal and cortico-cancellous interface level.
Bone implants, while always a complicated matter, are easier to perform in adults who are already fully grown, but for children whose bones are still growing, it makes the process a lot more troublesome, requiring further surgeries later in life.
According to its website, PADT has contributed to the development of a heart valve stent, a blood filter device, an implantable pacemaker, a pediatric dentist drill, a bone implant and bone screw, a bone paste delivery device, a heated catheter and a heart valve implant, among others.
The idea is that loading the cement with slow-release antibiotics will increase the success and longevity of a bone implant. The method was first used during the 1960s, and has continued to improve.
A DENTIST accused of serious professional misconduct after an experimental bone implant treatment went wrong said there was "no doubt in his mind" his patient received the best care.
To create a customized bone implant, computer designers encode a computer-aided tomography, or CT, scan of the patient's lower jaw into a CAD program.
The Cell'in bone implant is designed to stay in place sufficiently long, so the blood vessels network can form and bone can regrow in its place.