The Journal of arthroplasty, 29(4), 831-835 (2013-10-09)
This study compared the corrosion behavior of tantalum-coated cobalt-chromium modular necks with that of titanium alloy modular necks at their junction to titanium-alloy femoral stem. Tests were performed in a dry assembly and two wet assemblies, one contaminated with calf
Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology, 26(7), 617-620 (2013-10-19)
Incorrect treatment for femur head necrosis can cause collapse of femoral head and tresult in severe harm for the patients (especially for the patient with middle-aged and young). The structure and mechanics characteristics of tantalum rod is similar to bone
[Tantalum dust as a contrast substance for laryngography and bronchography (a review of the literature)].
R M Rabinovich
Vestnik rentgenologii i radiologii, (1)(1), 77-79 (1981-01-01)
Clinical use of porous tantalum in complex primary total knee arthroplasty.
Neil P Sheth et al.
American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), 38(10), 526-530 (2009-12-17)
The journal of knee surgery, 20(3), 185-194 (2007-08-02)
Porous tantalum represents an alternative metal for primary and revision total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with several unique properties. Tantalum is a transition metal, which in its bulk form has shown excellent biocompatibility and is safe to use in vivo as