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  • 1. arunraj(kudiyan) jabir kv ijaz(annan) binaz(thavala) shiju vp
  • 2.  A biomaterial is any matter, surface, or construct that interacts with biological systems The study of biomaterials is called biomaterials science
  • 3.  Examples of metallic biomaterials: - Titanium alloy (Ti-6Al-4V) 90% Ti, 6% Al, 4% V; low amounts of H, Fe, N, C femoral stem - Stainless steel 316L 63% Fe, 18% Cr, 13% Ni; low amounts of N, Mn, Mo, P, Si, S, and C
  • 4. Corrosion The extra-cellular environment is a chemically aggressivespace. Metallic biomaterials are good conductors in anelectrolyte solution, leading to galvanic corrosion.