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BIOCOMPATIBILITY OF PLASTICS

  The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) presents widely adopted medical device guidelines that are aimed with a keen focus towards risk management. Biocompatibility testing for these devices and device components is addressed by ISO standard 10993. RESINATE 2017 Well-defined material characterization is a fundamental requirement in biocompatibility assessment. This evaluation consists of chemical, mechanical, …

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COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2, Coronavirus) – IMPLANT INFO LINKS

Information concerning the COVID-19-pandemic and implants  Help. Send substantial links. General Dental ENT Esthetic Eye Neurology Surgery Urogenital General WHO World Health Organization (for the public) WHO World Health Organization (for health workers) WHO World Health Organization (technical guidance) The Joint Commission Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 (New England J …

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Research network in Hanover conducts research on intelligent implants

Researchers from a wide range of disciplines will work together to develop intelligent implant systems for the dental, skeletal and hearing areas, which for the first time will allow continuous monitoring of implant function and thus early detection of complications such as infections. Intelligent implant systems are to be developed that can independently initiate early …

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Satisfaction with Total Knee Prosthesis (german)

Satisfaction with Knee-TEP depends mostly from expectations, grade of functional improvement and pain course. Roland Fath Laut einem systematischen Literatur-Review mit Daten von 2005 bis 2016 hängt die Zufriedenheit von Patienten mit Knie-TEP in erster Linie von den Erwartungen vor dem Eingriff, vom Ausmaß der Funktionsverbesserung und dem Schmerzverlauf ab (2). Bei korrekter Indikation, chirurgisch …

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Scientific investigation of sterile packaged medical devices (german original)

100 originally packaged dental implants were examined for residues using a scanning electron microscope.  The following materials were found: Metallic particles with significant amounts of copper, tin, chromium, iron, tungsten and nickel. Filmic residues and carbon containing particles. Chemicals such as erucamide, dodecylbenzene sulfonic acid. The author discusses the medical relevance of these findings. Author(s) …

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Wissenschaftliche Untersuchung steril verpackter Medizinprodukte

100 original verpackte Zahnimplantate wurden mit einem Rasterelektronenmikroskop auf Rückstände untersucht. Folgende Materialien wurden gefunden: Metallische Partikel mit deutlichen Anteilen von Kupfer, Zinn, Chrom, Eisen, Wolfram und Nickel. Filmische Rückstände und kohlenstoffhaltige Partikel. Chemikalien wie z. B. Erucamid, Dodecylbenzolsulfonsäure. Der Autor diskutiert die medizinische Relevanz dieser Befunde. Author(s) Source Duddeck DU Implantologie Journal 4, 2021, …

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