publications

Surface topography of silicon nitride affects antimicrobial and osseointegrative properties of tibial implants in a murine model

October 29, 2020
Surface topography of silicon nitride affects antimicrobial and osseointegrati…
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Silicon Nitride Bioceramics Induce Chemically Driven Lysis in Porphyromonas gingivalis

October 29, 2020
Organisms of Gram-negative phylum bacteroidetes, Porphyromonas gingivalis, unde…
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In Vivo Bone Formation and Bacterial Infection Between Silicon Nitride Ceramic, PEEK, and Titanium

October 29, 2020
Superior bone ingrowth and resistance to bacterial infection are ideal for orth…
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Decreased bacteria activity on Si3N4 surfaces compared to PEEK or titanium

October 29, 2020
A significant need exists for orthopedic implants that can intrinsically resist…
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Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Anti-bacterial and Osteointegration Properties of Silicon Nitride, Poly-Ether-Ether-Ketone, and Titanium Implants

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is an industrial ceramic used in spinal fusion and maxi…
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Infections in Spinal Instrumentation

October 29, 2020
Surgical-site infection (SSI ) in the spine is a serious postoperative complica…
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Research Shows Silicon Nitride (Si3N4) Exhibits Antibacterial Properties, Superior Bone Growth and More Effective Bone Attachment Compared to Other Biomaterials, and May Lead to Faster Fusion

October 29, 2020
Introduction: Infection after spine surgery with instrumentation is becoming a …
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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A correlation between the virulence and the adhesion of Listeria monocytogenes to silicon nitride: an atomic force microscopy study

October 29, 2020
Listeria monocytogenes is a facultative intracellular Gram-positive bacterium t…
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Enhanced proliferation and osteocalcin production by human osteoblast-like MG63 cells on silicon nitride ceramic discs

October 29, 2020
The biocompatibility of silicon nitride (Si3N4) was assessed in an in vitro mod…
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Towards establishing broad-spectrum disease resistance in plants: silicon leads the way

October 29, 2020
Plants are constantly threatened by a wide array of microbial pathogens. Pathog…
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The diagnosis and management of infection following instrumented spinal fusion

October 29, 2020
A 10-year retrospective audit. (1) The incidence of infection; (2) causative or…
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Specific and nonspecific interaction forces between Escherichia coli and silicon nitride, determined by poisson statistical analysis

October 29, 2020
The nature of the physical interactions between Escherichia coli JM109 and a mo…
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Infection risk for primary and revision instrumented lumbar spine fusion in the Medicare population

October 29, 2020
OBJECT: This retrospective analysis of Medicare administrative data was perform…
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3D-Additive Deposition of an Antibacterial and Osteogenic Silicon Nitride Coating on Orthopaedic Titanium Substrate

October 29, 2020
Author(s): Roy D. Bloebaum, Ph.D. University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics
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Evaluation of silicon nitride as a wear resistant and resorbable alternative for total hip joint replacement

October 29, 2020
Many of the failures of total joint replacements are related to tribology, i.e….
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Bioceramics for Hip Joints: The Physical Chemistry Viewpoint

October 29, 2020
Which intrinsic biomaterial parameter governs and, if quantitatively monitored,…
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Evaluation of silicon nitride as a wear resistant and resorbable alternative for total hip joint replacement

October 29, 2020
Many of the failures of total joint replacements are related to tribology, i.e….
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Bioceramics for Hip Joints: The Physical Chemistry Viewpoint

October 29, 2020
Which intrinsic biomaterial parameter governs and, if quantitatively monitored,…
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Bearing surfaces in hip replacement – Evolution and likely future

October 29, 2020
Total hip arthroplasty has evolved from the first total hip arthroplasty in 193…
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Future bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
One of the most important issues in the modern total hip arthroplasty (THA) is …
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Synthesis, Characterizations and in Vitro Assessment of the Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of Novel Silicon Nitride-Based Porous Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Porous Si3N4-SiO2-based ceramics with different porosity were prepared via free…
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An Overview of Silicon Nitride as a Novel Biomaterial

October 29, 2020
For over thirty years, silicon nitride (Si3N4) has been used extensively in a w…
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Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Fabrication and Evaluation of SixNy Coatings for Total Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
Wear particles from the bearing surfaces of joint implants are one of the main …
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Silicon nitride films for the protective functional coating: Blood compatibility and biomechanical property study

October 29, 2020
Behaviors of silicon nitride films and their relation to blood compatibility an…
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Protein-repellent silicon nitride surfaces: UV-induced formation of oligoethylene oxide monolayers

October 29, 2020
The grafting of polymers and oligomers of ethylene oxide onto surfaces is widel…
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Cytocompatibility of high strength non-oxide ceramics

October 29, 2020
Oxide ceramic materials like alumina (Al(2)O(3)) and zirconia (ZrO(2)) are freq…
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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Ceramics for Medical Applications: A Picture for the Next 20 Years

October 29, 2020
High-tech ceramics have always been associated to medical devices: they are use…
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On the possibility of silicon nitride as a ceramic for structural orthopaedic implants – Part I: processing, microstructure, mechanical properties, cytotoxicity

October 29, 2020
Notwithstanding the good combination of mechanical and tribological properties,…
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Hydroxyapatite Coating on Silicon Nitride Surfaces Using the Biomimetic Method

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride based ceramics are promising candidates for biomedical applicat…
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Tissue response around silicon nitride implants in rabbits

October 29, 2020
The chemical and dimensional stability associated with suitable fracture toughn…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
Advanced bioceramics have played integral roles in treatment modalities for dam…
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Radiographic Follow-up of Transforaminal Lumbar Fusion with Silicon Nitride Spacers: A Case Report of Two Patients

October 29, 2020
The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of the Amedica – TL…
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Prototype of a silicon nitride ceramic-based miniplate osteofixation system for the midface

October 29, 2020
The favorable properties of silicon nitride (Si3N4) ceramics, such as high mean…
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Comparative investigation of the biocompatibility of various silicon nitride ceramic qualities in vitro

October 29, 2020
There is a controversy about the biocompatibility of silicon nitride ceramics c…
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Covalent biofunctionalization of silicon nitride surfaces

October 29, 2020
Covalently attached organic monolayers on etched silicon nitride (SixN4; x >/= …
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Development and cytotoxicity evaluation of SiAlONs ceramics

October 29, 2020
SiAlONs are ceramics with high potential as biomaterials due to their chemical …
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Prototype of a silicon nitride ceramic-based miniplate osteofixation system for the midface

October 29, 2020
The favorable properties of silicon nitride (Si3N4) ceramics, such as high mean…
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In Vivo Biostability of CVD Silicon Oxide and Silicon Nitride Films

October 29, 2020
Low pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD) and plasma enhanced chemical vap…
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Biocompatibility of Silicon Nitride Ceramic In Vitro. A Comparative Fluorescence-microscopic and Scanning Electron Microscopic Study

October 29, 2020
With regard to its favorable physical properties, silicon nitride ceramic is co…
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Cytotoxic evaluation of silicon nitride-based ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride-based ceramics are potential candidates as materials for orthop…
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Comparative investigation of the biocompatibility of various silicon nitride ceramic qualities in vitro

October 29, 2020
There is a controversy about the biocompatibility of silicon nitride ceramics c…
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Histological and microradiographic appearances of Silicon Nitride and Aluminum Oxide in a rabbit femur implantation model

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic known for its high performance characteriz…
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Cytotoxicity evaluation of ceramic particles of different sizes and shapes

October 29, 2020
When artificial hip or knee joints are implanted in the human body, they releas…
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Enhanced proliferation and osteocalcin production by human osteoblast-like MG63 cells on silicon nitride ceramic discs

October 29, 2020
The biocompatibility of silicon nitride (Si3N4) was assessed in an in vitro mod…
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Study on the possibility of silicon nitride-silicon nitride as a material for hip prostheses

October 29, 2020
In order to study the possibility of silicon nitride-silicon nitride as a mater…
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Size Matters to Stem Cells

October 29, 2020
Author(s): Sebastian Bauer, Jung Park, Josef Faltenbacher, Steffen Berger, Klau…
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Evaluation of Silicon Nitride as a Substrate for Culture of PC12 Cells: An Interfacial Model for Functional Studies in Neurons

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride is a biocompatible material that is currently used as an interf…
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A surface modification strategy on silicon nitride for developing biosensors

October 29, 2020
A surface modification strategy for the use of giant magnetoresistive materials…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
A Biomechanical Comparison of the US Spine™ Facet Bolt™ and Pedicle Screw …
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Bioceramics for Hip Joints: The Physical Chemistry Viewpoint

October 29, 2020
Which intrinsic biomaterial parameter governs and, if quantitatively monitored,…
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Bioceramics for Hip Joints: The Physical Chemistry Viewpoint

October 29, 2020
Which intrinsic biomaterial parameter governs and, if quantitatively monitored,…
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Surface modulation of silicon nitride ceramics for orthopaedic applications

October 29, 2020
These results show that the surface composition and properties of Si3N4 can be …
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Bearing surfaces in hip replacement – Evolution and likely future

October 29, 2020
Total hip arthroplasty has evolved from the first total hip arthroplasty in 193…
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Future bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
One of the most important issues in the modern total hip arthroplasty (THA) is …
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Decreased bacteria activity on Si3N4 surfaces compared to PEEK or titanium

October 29, 2020
A significant need exists for orthopedic implants that can intrinsically resist…
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Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Fabrication and Evaluation of SixNy Coatings for Total Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
Wear particles from the bearing surfaces of joint implants are one of the main …
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Silicon nitride films for the protective functional coating: Blood compatibility and biomechanical property study

October 29, 2020
Behaviors of silicon nitride films and their relation to blood compatibility an…
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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On the possibility of silicon nitride as a ceramic for structural orthopaedic implants. Part II: chemical stability and wear resistance in body environment

October 29, 2020
In Part I, the processing, microstructure and mechanical properties of three si…
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Ceramics for Medical Applications: A Picture for the Next 20 Years

October 29, 2020
High-tech ceramics have always been associated to medical devices: they are use…
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Ceramic Materials in Total Joint Arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
Bearing surfaces made of ceramic materials are an alternative to metal-on-polye…
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Wettability and surface charge of Si3N4–bioglass composites in contact with simulated physiological liquids

October 29, 2020
Wettability and surface charge studies were performed on a novel Si3N4-30wt% bi…
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Study on the possibility of silicon nitride-silicon nitride as a material for hip prostheses

October 29, 2020
In order to study the possibility of silicon nitride-silicon nitride as a mater…
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Radiographic Follow-up of Transforaminal Lumbar Fusion with Silicon Nitride Spacers: A Case Report of Two Patients

October 29, 2020
A surface modification strategy for the use of giant magnetoresistive materials…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
Advanced bioceramics have played integral roles in treatment modalities for dam…
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Evaluation of silicon nitride as a wear resistant and resorbable alternative for total hip joint replacement

October 29, 2020
Many of the failures of total joint replacements are related to tribology, i.e….
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Silicon Nitride Bearings: An Alternative to Oxide Ceramics in Total Hip Arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
Looking for optimal solutions to wear risks evident in total hip arthroplasty (…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
Advanced bioceramics have played integral roles in treatment modalities for dam…
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Mechanical and tribological behavior of silicon nitride and silicon carbon nitride coatings for total joint replacements

October 29, 2020
Total joint replacements currently have relatively high success rates at 10–1…
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Bearing surfaces in hip replacement – Evolution and likely future

October 29, 2020
Total hip arthroplasty has evolved from the first total hip arthroplasty in 193…
Read More

Future bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
One of the most important issues in the modern total hip arthroplasty (THA) is …
Read More

Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Fabrication and Evaluation of SixNy Coatings for Total Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
Wear particles from the bearing surfaces of joint implants are one of the main …
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The Rationale for Silicon Nitride Bearings in Orthopaedic Applications

October 29, 2020
Ceramic materials have remarkable properties that have fueled speculation about…
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Cytocompatibility of high strength non-oxide ceramics

October 29, 2020
Oxide ceramic materials like alumina (Al(2)O(3)) and zirconia (ZrO(2)) are freq…
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Ceramics for Medical Applications: A Picture for the Next 20 Years

October 29, 2020
High-tech ceramics have always been associated to medical devices: they are use…
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Fabrication and Testing of Silicon Nitride Bearings in Total Hip Arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
Winner of the 2007 “HAP” PAUL Award. Total hip arthroplasty (THA) bearings …
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Ceramic Materials in Total Joint Arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
Bearing surfaces made of ceramic materials are an alternative to metal-on-polye…
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Cytotoxic evaluation of silicon nitride-based ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride-based ceramics are potential candidates as materials for orthop…
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Results of 15-Year Clinical Study of Reaction Bonded Silicon Nitride Intervertebral Spacers

October 29, 2020
Thirty patients with long-term spinal degeneration problems underwent anterior …
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Si3N4-bioglass composites stimulate the proliferation of MG63 osteoblast-like cells and support the osteogenic differentiation of human bone marrow cells

October 29, 2020
The in vitro osteocompatibility of a novel Si3N4-bioglass composite (70-30% wei…
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Densification route and mechanical properties of Si3N4–bioglass biocomposites

October 29, 2020
The processing route and the final microstructural and mechanical characteristi…
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Silicon Nitride and Related Materials

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride has been researched intensively, largely in response to the cha…
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Structure and Composition of Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbon Nitride Coatings for Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
SiNx and SiCxNy coatings were fabricated with high power impulse magnetron sput…
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Silicon nitride: the engineering material of the future

October 29, 2020
The purpose of this review is to present the recent developments in silicon nit…
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Silicon nitride films for the protective functional coating: Blood compatibility and biomechanical property study

October 29, 2020
Behaviors of silicon nitride films and their relation to blood compatibility an…
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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Point-Defect Populations as Induced by Cation/Anion Substitution in β-Si3N4 Lattice – A Cathodoluminescence Study

October 29, 2020
Point-defect characterizations in bulk β-silicon nitride polycrystalline ceram…
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On the possibility of silicon nitride as a ceramic for structural orthopaedic implants. Part II: chemical stability and wear resistance in body environment

October 29, 2020
In Part I, the processing, microstructure and mechanical properties of three si…
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A new fabrication method of low stress PECVD SiNx layers for biomedical applications

October 29, 2020
A new fabrication method to produce low residual stress PECVD SiNx layers at hi…
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The Effect of Accelerated Aging on the Material Properties of Ceramic Femoral Heads

October 29, 2020
The Effect of Accelerated Aging on the Material Properties of Ceramic Femoral …
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
In order to study the possibility of silicon nitride-silicon nitride as a mater…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
Advanced bioceramics have played integral roles in treatment modalities for dam…
Read More

Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Artifact level produced by different femoral head prostheses in CT imaging: diamond coated silicon nitride as total hip replacement material

October 29, 2020
Commercial femoral head prostheses (cobalt-chromium alloy, yttria partially sta…
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Silicon Nitride: A New Material for Spinal Implants

October 29, 2020
Si3N4 exhibits a superior combination of properties including strength, toughne…
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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Prototype of a silicon nitride ceramic-based miniplate osteofixation system for the midface

October 29, 2020
The favorable properties of silicon nitride (Si3N4) ceramics, such as high mean…
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The Effect of Cervical Interbody Cage Morphology, Material Composition, and Substrate Density on Cage Subsidence

October 29, 2020
Which intrinsic biomaterial parameter governs and, if quantitatively monitored,…
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Radiographic Follow-up of Transforaminal Lumbar Fusion with Silicon Nitride Spacers: A Case Report of Two Patients

October 29, 2020
The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of the Amedica – TL…
Read More

3D-Additive Deposition of an Antibacterial and Osteogenic Silicon Nitride Coating on Orthopaedic Titanium Substrate

October 29, 2020
3D-Additive Deposition of an Antibacterial and Osteogenic Silicon Nitride Coat…
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Surface topography of silicon nitride affects antimicrobial and osseointegrative properties of tibial implants in a murine model

October 29, 2020
Surface topography of silicon nitride affects antimicrobial and osseointegrati…
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Porous Silicon Nitride Ceramics Designed for Bone Substitute Applications

October 29, 2020
Porous silicon nitride ceramics having properties similar to the human trabecul…
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Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Anti-bacterial and Osteointegration Properties of Silicon Nitride, Poly-Ether-Ether-Ketone, and Titanium Implants

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is an industrial ceramic used in spinal fusion and maxi…
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Research Shows Silicon Nitride (Si3N4) Exhibits Antibacterial Properties, Superior Bone Growth and More Effective Bone Attachment Compared to Other Biomaterials, and May Lead to Faster Fusion

October 29, 2020
Introduction: Infection after spine surgery with instrumentation is becoming a …
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Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
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Bone Ingrowth into Porous Silicon Nitride

October 29, 2020
Achieving solid skeletal attachment is a requirement for the clinical success o…
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Bone growth around silicon nitride implants – An evaluation by scanning electron microscopy

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride has demonstrated to be a potential candidate for clinical appli…
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Silicates and Bone Fusion

October 29, 2020
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Yale University School of Medicin…
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Silicon and Bone Health

October 29, 2020
Author(s): R. Jugdaohsingh J Nutr Health Aging. 2007 ; 11(2): 99–110.
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Biocompatibility of Silicon Nitride Ceramic In Vitro. A Comparative Fluorescence-microscopic and Scanning Electron Microscopic Study

October 29, 2020
With regard to its favorable physical properties, silicon nitride ceramic is co…
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Histological and microradiographic appearances of Silicon Nitride and Aluminum Oxide in a rabbit femur implantation model

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic known for its high performance characteriz…
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Differentiation of the human mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow and enhancement of cell attachment by fibronectin

October 29, 2020
The ability of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSC) to differentiate into osteob…
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Results of 15-Year Clinical Study of Reaction Bonded Silicon Nitride Intervertebral Spacers

October 29, 2020
Findings: Thirty patients with long-term spinal degeneration problems underwent…
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Human osteoblasts grow transitional Si/N apatite in quickly osteointegrated Si3N4 cervical insert

October 29, 2020
Human osteoblasts grow transitional Si/N apatite in quickly osteointegrated Si…
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Surface modulation of silicon nitride ceramics for orthopaedic applications

October 29, 2020
These results show that the surface composition and properties of Si3N4 can be …
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Retrospective Radiographic Review of PEEK and Silicon Nitride Spinal Implants the Same Patient

October 29, 2020
A patient underwent two separate spinal surgeries, the first using two PEEK spi…
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In Vivo Bone Formation and Bacterial Infection Between Silicon Nitride Ceramic, PEEK, and Titanium

October 29, 2020
Superior bone ingrowth and resistance to bacterial infection are ideal for orth…
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Si3N4-bioglass composites stimulate the proliferation of MG63 osteoblast-like cells and support the osteogenic differentiation of human bone marrow cells

October 29, 2020
The in vitro osteocompatibility of a novel Si3N4-bioglass composite (70-30% wei…
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The Effect of Silicon Nitride Ceramic on Rabbit Skeletal Cells and Tissue – An In Vitro and In Vivo Investigation

October 29, 2020
This article presents a morphologic assessment of the effect of silicon nitride…
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Thirty-day readmissions after elective spine surgery for degenerative conditions among US Medicare beneficiaries

October 29, 2020
To examine readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge, reasons for readm…
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The CASCADE Trial: Effectiveness of Ceramic Versus PEEK Cages for Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Interbody Fusion; Protocol of a Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

October 29, 2020
Background: Anterior cervical discectomy with interbody fusion cages is conside…
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The SNAP trial: a double blind multi-center randomized controlled trial of a silicon nitride versus a PEEK cage in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion in patients with symptomatic degenerative lumbar disc disorders: study protocol

October 29, 2020
Background: Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages have been widely used in the trea…
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Fundamentals for Achieving the Consistent Skeletal Attachment of Implants

October 29, 2020
Author(s): Roy D. Bloebaum, Ph.D. University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics
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Radiographic Follow-up of Transforaminal Lumbar Fusion with Silicon Nitride Spacers: A Case Report of Two Patients

October 29, 2020
The favorable properties of silicon nitride (Si3N4) ceramics, such as high mean…
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The Effect of Cervical Interbody Cage Morphology, Material Composition, and Substrate Density on Cage Subsidence

October 29, 2020
Interbody cages used in spinal fusion surgery can subside into the adjacent ver…
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Si3N4 as a biomaterial and its tribo-characterization under water lubrication

October 29, 2020
Hip implant wear is recognised as the main cause of hip implant failure therefo…
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Ceramics and ceramic coatings in orthopaedics

October 29, 2020
Advanced bioceramics have played integral roles in treatment modalities for dam…
Read More

Surface modulation of silicon nitride ceramics for orthopaedic applications

October 29, 2020
These results show that the surface composition and properties of Si3N4 can be …
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Wear Prediction on Silicon Nitride Bearing Couple in Human Hip Prosthesis using Finite Element Concepts

October 29, 2020
Wear is one of the important tribological parameter that increases the revision…
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Mechanical and tribological behavior of silicon nitride and silicon carbon nitride coatings for total joint replacements

October 29, 2020
Total joint replacements currently have relatively high success rates at 10–1…
Read More

Bearing surfaces in hip replacement – Evolution and likely future

October 29, 2020
Total hip arthroplasty has evolved from the first total hip arthroplasty in 193…
Read More

Future bearing surfaces in total hip arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
One of the most important issues in the modern total hip arthroplasty (THA) is …
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Tribochemical Aspects of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Sliding Against Stainless Steel Under the Lubrication of Seawater

October 29, 2020
Tribological behaviors of Si3N4 ceramic sliding against 316 stainless steel und…
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Orthopedic Applications of Silicon Nitride Ceramics

October 29, 2020
Silicon nitride (Si3N4) is a ceramic material developed for industrial applicat…
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Fabrication and Evaluation of SixNy Coatings for Total Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
Wear particles from the bearing surfaces of joint implants are one of the main …
Read More

The Rationale for Silicon Nitride Bearings in Orthopaedic Applications

October 29, 2020
Ceramic materials have remarkable properties that have fueled speculation about…
Read More

Silicon Nitride Ceramics: The Future of Orthopaedic Surgery

October 29, 2020
The article offers information on silicon nitride ceramics, the next platform t…
Read More

Ceramics for Medical Applications: A Picture for the Next 20 Years

October 29, 2020
High-tech ceramics have always been associated to medical devices: they are use…
Read More

A new fabrication method of low stress PECVD SiNx layers for biomedical applications

October 29, 2020
A new fabrication method to produce low residual stress PECVD SiNx layers at hi…
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Thermal Conductivity of Femoral Ball Strongly Influenced UHMWPE Wear in a Hip Simulator Study

October 29, 2020
Our study showed that UHMWPE wear increased logarithmically with increasing the…
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Covalent biofunctionalization of silicon nitride surfaces

October 29, 2020
Covalently attached organic monolayers on etched silicon nitride (SixN4; x >/= …
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Lubrication of silicon nitride and silicon carbide by water: Running in, wear and operation of sliding bearings

October 29, 2020
The purpose of this work was to establish the conditions for the operation and …
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Water Lubrication of Silicon Nitride in Sliding

October 29, 2020
Several studies have shown that the coefficient of friction of self-mated silic…
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Single Asperity Tribochemical Wear of Silicon Nitride Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy

October 29, 2020
Nanometer scale single asperity tribochemical wear of silicon nitride was exami…
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The Difference in Running-In Period and Friction Coefficient Between Self-Mated Si3N4 and SiC Under Water Lubrication

October 29, 2020
Running-in periods and friction coefficients of SiC and Si3N4 sliding against t…
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Fundamental study for all-ceramic artificial hip joint

October 29, 2020
It is thought that all-ceramics artificial hip joints should have good geometri…
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Comparison of the Friction Properties of Four Ceramic Materials for Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
As the loosening of a hip joint is caused by the tissue response to polyethylen…
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Effects of surface preparation on the friction and wear behaviour of silicon nitride/silicon carbide sliding pairs

October 29, 2020
Silicon carbide and silicon nitride specimens were fabricated to provide three …
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The Effects of the Surrounding Atmosphere on the Friction and Wear of Alumina, Zirconia, Silicon Carbide and Silicon Nitride

October 29, 2020
The friction and wear behaviour of ceramics, Al2O3, ZrO2(PSZ), SiC and Si3N4, w…
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Effect of Adsorbed Water on Friction of Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbide at Slow Speed Sliding

October 29, 2020
The effect of adsorbed water on the characteristics of friction of both silicon…
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Wear of Water Lubricated Silicon Nitride in Ball on Disc Test

October 29, 2020
The ball on disc test configuration is preferred to the flat ended pin on disc …
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Ultra-Low Friction Coefficient in Alumina–Silicon Nitride Pair Lubricated with Water

October 29, 2020
In a ball-on-disc wear test, an alumina ceramic body sliding against a silicon …
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Structure and Composition of Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbon Nitride Coatings for Joint Replacements

October 29, 2020
SiNx and SiCxNy coatings were fabricated with high power impulse magnetron sput…
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Friction and Wear of Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbide in Water: Hydrodynamic Lubrication at Low Sliding Speed Obtained by Tribochemical Wear

October 29, 2020
This report describes experiments on friction of Si3N4 and SiC sliding against …
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A Review and a Fundamental Theory of Silicon Nitride Tribochemistry

October 29, 2020
The present work aims at providing a better understanding of the tribology of s…
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An Analytical Observation of the Tribochemical Reaction of Silicon Nitride Sliding with Low Friction in Aqueous Solutions

October 29, 2020
Friction and wear of silicon nitride sliding against the same material is inves…
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Silicon Nitride Bearings: An Alternative to Oxide Ceramics in Total Hip Arthroplasty

October 29, 2020
The Effect of Accelerated Aging on the Material Properties of Ceramic Femoral …
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