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Biological evaluation of a zirconia toughened apatitic composite implant

Vaidhyanathan, B and Kumar, KA and Shetty, JN and Rao, KJ (1997) Biological evaluation of a zirconia toughened apatitic composite implant. In: Bulletin of Materials Science, 20 (1). pp. 135-140.

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A biological study is reported where implants of beta-TCP/t-ZrO2 has been examined in rabbit mandibles. The composite is found to be fully biocompatible and evidence of good osteoconduction and tissue ingress has been noticed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Bulletin of Materials Science
Publisher: Springer India
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Springer India.
Keywords: Apatite;bioceramics;implantation studies.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2009 06:08
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:02
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/18448

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