ceramics

Summary

Summary: Products made by baking or firing nonmetallic minerals (clay and similar materials). In making dental restorations or parts of restorations the material is fused porcelain. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Osteogenicity of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics and bone autograft in a goat model
    Borhane H Fellah
    INSERM U791, Laboratory for Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, Nantes, France
    Biomaterials 29:1177-88. 2008
  2. ncbi Porosity of 3D biomaterial scaffolds and osteogenesis
    Vassilis Karageorgiou
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts University, 4 Colby Street, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Biomaterials 26:5474-91. 2005
  3. pmc Osteoinductive ceramics as a synthetic alternative to autologous bone grafting
    Huipin Yuan
    Progentix Orthobiology BV, Professor Bronkhorstlaan 10 D, 3723 MB Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:13614-9. 2010
  4. ncbi A comparative study of proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells on akermanite and beta-TCP ceramics
    Qihai Liu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai 9th People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhi Zao Ju Road, Shanghai 200011, PR China
    Biomaterials 29:4792-9. 2008
  5. ncbi Effect of surface conditioning methods on the bond strength of luting cement to ceramics
    Mutlu Ozcan
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Dent Mater 19:725-31. 2003
  6. ncbi A review of the biological response to ionic dissolution products from bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics
    Alexander Hoppe
    Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Cauerstrasse 6, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Biomaterials 32:2757-74. 2011
  7. ncbi The effect of strontium incorporation into CaSiO3 ceramics on their physical and biological properties
    Chengtie Wu
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Unit, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of AMME, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Biomaterials 28:3171-81. 2007
  8. ncbi Comparative study of tissue reactions to calcium phosphate ceramics among cancellous, cortical, and medullar bone sites in rabbits
    J X Lu
    Institut de Recherche sur les Maladies du Squelette, Berck sur Mer, France
    J Biomed Mater Res 42:357-67. 1998
  9. pmc Interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics for bone tissue engineering
    Hideki Yoshikawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    J R Soc Interface 6:S341-8. 2009
  10. ncbi Macroporous biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics: influence of macropore diameter and macroporosity percentage on bone ingrowth
    O Gauthier
    Laboratoire de Chirurgie, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Nantes, France
    Biomaterials 19:133-9. 1998

Detail Information

Publications318 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Osteogenicity of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics and bone autograft in a goat model
    Borhane H Fellah
    INSERM U791, Laboratory for Osteoarticular and Dental Tissue Engineering, Faculty of Dental Surgery, 1 Place Alexis Ricordeau, Nantes, France
    Biomaterials 29:1177-88. 2008
    ..4+/-3.7% initially to 1.7+/-1.2% at 12 weeks). This study shows that synthetic bone substitutes may have superior stability and osteogenic properties than autologous bone grafts in critical-sized bone defects...
  2. ncbi Porosity of 3D biomaterial scaffolds and osteogenesis
    Vassilis Karageorgiou
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts University, 4 Colby Street, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Biomaterials 26:5474-91. 2005
    ..New fabrication techniques, such as solid-free form fabrication, can potentially be used to generate scaffolds with morphological and mechanical properties more selectively designed to meet the specificity of bone-repair needs...
  3. pmc Osteoinductive ceramics as a synthetic alternative to autologous bone grafting
    Huipin Yuan
    Progentix Orthobiology BV, Professor Bronkhorstlaan 10 D, 3723 MB Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:13614-9. 2010
    ..Porous calcium phosphate ceramics are used to treat small bone defects but in general do not induce stem cell differentiation, which is essential ..
  4. ncbi A comparative study of proliferation and osteogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells on akermanite and beta-TCP ceramics
    Qihai Liu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai 9th People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhi Zao Ju Road, Shanghai 200011, PR China
    Biomaterials 29:4792-9. 2008
    ..on the akermanite as those on beta-TCP, and similar proliferation behaviors of hASCs were observed on the two ceramics. Both of them exhibited good compatibility to hASCs with only minor cytotoxicity as compared with the tissue ..
  5. ncbi Effect of surface conditioning methods on the bond strength of luting cement to ceramics
    Mutlu Ozcan
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Dent Mater 19:725-31. 2003
    This study evaluated the effect of three different surface conditioning methods on the bond strength of a Bis-GMA based luting cement to six commercial dental ceramics.
  6. ncbi A review of the biological response to ionic dissolution products from bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics
    Alexander Hoppe
    Institute of Biomaterials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Cauerstrasse 6, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
    Biomaterials 32:2757-74. 2011
    Several inorganic materials such as special compositions of silicate glasses, glass-ceramics and calcium phosphates have been shown to be bioactive and resorbable and to exhibit appropriate mechanical properties which make them suitable ..
  7. ncbi The effect of strontium incorporation into CaSiO3 ceramics on their physical and biological properties
    Chengtie Wu
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Unit, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of AMME, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Biomaterials 28:3171-81. 2007
    CaSiO3 ceramics have been regarded as a potential bioactive material for bone regeneration. Strontium (Sr) as a trace element in human body has been found to have beneficial effects on bone formation...
  8. ncbi Comparative study of tissue reactions to calcium phosphate ceramics among cancellous, cortical, and medullar bone sites in rabbits
    J X Lu
    Institut de Recherche sur les Maladies du Squelette, Berck sur Mer, France
    J Biomed Mater Res 42:357-67. 1998
    ..the influence of the implantation site on bone biomaterial evaluation, we implanted cylinders of HA and beta-TCP ceramics in the femoral diaphysis and condyle of rabbits...
  9. pmc Interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics for bone tissue engineering
    Hideki Yoshikawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    J R Soc Interface 6:S341-8. 2009
    Several porous calcium hydroxyapatite (HA) ceramics have been used clinically as bone substitutes, but most of them possessed few interpore connections, resulting in pathological fracture probably due to poor bone formation within the ..
  10. ncbi Macroporous biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics: influence of macropore diameter and macroporosity percentage on bone ingrowth
    O Gauthier
    Laboratoire de Chirurgie, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Nantes, France
    Biomaterials 19:133-9. 1998
    ..MBCP implants with 565 microm pore diameter and 40% macroporosity represented the optimal association for homogeneous and abundant bone ingrowth...
  11. ncbi Novel hydroxyapatite ceramics with an interconnective porous structure exhibit superior osteoconduction in vivo
    Noriyuki Tamai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res 59:110-7. 2002
    Calcium hydroxyapatite ceramics (CHA) are nontoxic materials, provoke little reaction from tissues, and by virtue of these properties represent a good starting point for creating bone substitutes...
  12. pmc Bone regeneration: molecular and cellular interactions with calcium phosphate ceramics
    Florence Barrere
    Biomedical Technological Institute BMTI, University ofTwente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Int J Nanomedicine 1:317-32. 2006
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  13. ncbi Effect of zirconium-oxide ceramic surface treatments on the bond strength to adhesive resin
    Saadet Saglam Atsu
    Department of Prosthodontics, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 95:430-6. 2006
    Surface treatment methods used for resin bonding to conventional silica-based dental ceramics are not reliable for zirconium-oxide ceramics.
  14. ncbi The effect of different surface treatments on bond strength between leucite reinforced feldspathic ceramic and composite resin
    Andrea Fabianelli
    Department of Dental Materials, University of Siena, Italy
    J Dent 38:39-43. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of different surface treatments on the microtensile bond strength between a leucite reinforced glass-ceramic and composite resin...
  15. ncbi Bioactive glass stimulates the secretion of angiogenic growth factors and angiogenesis in vitro
    Richard M Day
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Group, Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, King s College London, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom
    Tissue Eng 11:768-77. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the ability of 45S5 Bioglass to stimulate the release of angiogenic growth factors and to promote angiogenesis provides a novel alternative approach for stimulating neovascularization of tissue-engineered constructs...
  16. ncbi Comparison of surgical outcomes and implant wear between ceramic-ceramic and ceramic-polyethylene articulations in total hip arthroplasty
    Derek F Amanatullah
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Arthroplasty 26:72-7. 2011
    ..05). Lastly, there was no statistically significant difference in the dislocation or revision rate between the groups at the time of last clinical follow-up...
  17. ncbi Bioactive glass-induced osteoblast differentiation: a noninvasive spectroscopic study
    G Jell
    Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Mater Res A 86:31-40. 2008
    ..This technique could have important applications in the field of regenerative medicine by enabling rapid characterization of cell or organoid behavior on novel bioactive scaffolds without damage to either cell or biomaterial...
  18. ncbi Ceramic liner fracture after cementless alumina-on-alumina total hip arthroplasty
    Yong Chan Ha
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gyeongsang National University Colleg of Medicine, Chinju, South Korea
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:106-10. 2007
    ..Early ceramic liner fracture was associated with impingement associated with excessive anteversion of the acetabular cup in Korean patients who habitually squat...
  19. ncbi Structure-property relationships of silk-modified mesoporous bioglass scaffolds
    Chengtie Wu
    Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Biomaterials 31:3429-38. 2010
    ..Silk modification also appeared to provide a better environment for BMSC attachment, spreading, proliferation, and osteogenic differentiation on MBG scaffolds...
  20. ncbi Tissue engineering of bone: search for a better scaffold
    M Mastrogiacomo
    Dipartimento di Oncologia, Biologia e Genetica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, dell Universita di Genova, Italy
    Orthod Craniofac Res 8:277-84. 2005
    ..Different sources of osteoprogenitor cells have been suggested, bone marrow stromal cells (BMSC) being in most cases the first choice...
  21. ncbi Bone tissue engineering with porous hydroxyapatite ceramics
    Hideki Yoshikawa
    Department of Orthopaedics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871, Japan
    J Artif Organs 8:131-6. 2005
    ..In this article, we review the accumulated data on bone tissue engineering using the novel scaffold, focusing especially on new techniques in combination with bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) or mesenchymal stem cells...
  22. pmc Adhesion/cementation to zirconia and other non-silicate ceramics: where are we now?
    Jeffrey Y Thompson
    Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL, USA
    Dent Mater 27:71-82. 2011
    Non-silicate ceramics, especially zirconia, have become a topic of great interest in the field of prosthetic and implant dentistry...
  23. ncbi Surface characterization of feldspathic ceramic using ATR FT-IR and ellipsometry after various silanization protocols
    José Renato Cavalcanti Queiroz
    Sao Paulo State University, Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil
    Dent Mater 28:189-96. 2012
    ..This study characterized the feldspathic ceramic surfaces after various silanization protocols...
  24. ncbi Enhanced osteoclast-like cell functions on nanophase ceramics
    T J Webster
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180 3590, USA
    Biomaterials 22:1327-33. 2001
    ..Compared to conventional (that is, grain sizes larger than 100 nm) ceramics, synthesis of TRAP was significantly greater in osteoclast-like cells cultured on nanophase alumina and on ..
  25. ncbi The compatibility of ceramic bone graft substitutes as allograft extenders for use in impaction grafting of the femur
    A W Blom
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:421-5. 2005
    This study investigates the use of porous biphasic ceramics as graft extenders in impaction grafting of the femur during revision hip surgery. Impaction grafting of the femur was performed in four groups of sheep...
  26. ncbi Effect of post-silanization drying on the bond strength of composite to ceramic
    Chiayi Shen
    Department of Dental Biomaterials, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32610 7808, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 91:453-8. 2004
    The temperature reported for thermally treating silanated ceramics to improve composite-ceramic bonding is often too high for chairside applications.
  27. ncbi Improvement of porous beta-TCP scaffolds with rhBMP-2 chitosan carrier film for bone tissue application
    Ander Abarrategi
    Instituto de Estudios Biofuncionales, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Tissue Eng Part A 14:1305-19. 2008
    ..in vivo observations showed new bone formation 3 weeks after surgery, a much shorter time than control beta-TCP ceramics. These results suggest that developed coating improved porous beta-TCP scaffold for bone tissue applications and ..
  28. ncbi Translucency of zirconia copings made with different CAD/CAM systems
    Paolo Baldissara
    Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Department of Oral Sciences, Section of Prosthodontics, Via S Vitale 59, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 104:6-12. 2010
    ..Zirconia cores are reported to be less translucent than glass, lithium disilicate, or alumina cores. This could affect the esthetic appearance and the clinical choices made when using zirconia-based restorations...
  29. ncbi Bond strength of luting cements to zirconium oxide ceramics
    P Derand
    Public Dental Service, Norberg, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 13:131-5. 2000
    ..This study was conducted to determine the bond strength of some resin luting cements to zirconia ceramic. The hypothesis was that adhesive bonding capacity is influenced by different surface pretreatments designed for milled ceramic inlays...
  30. ncbi The performance of BMP-2 loaded TCP/HAP porous ceramics with a polyelectrolyte multilayer film coating
    Thomas Crouzier
    LMGP, UMR 5628 CNRS INPG, 3 parvis Louis Neel, 38016 Grenoble, France
    Biomaterials 32:7543-54. 2011
    ..This opens perspective for coating these bioactive PEM on other types of implantable materials, including metal alloy that do not exhibit any affinity for rhBMP-2...
  31. ncbi Effect of thermocycling on bond strength of luting cements to zirconia ceramic
    Heinz Lüthy
    Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 11, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Dent Mater 22:195-200. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the shear bond strength of different cements to densely sintered zirconia ceramic after aging by thermocycling...
  32. ncbi Reconstruction of calvarial defect of rabbits using porous calcium silicate bioactive ceramics
    Songfeng Xu
    Institute of Orthopedic Surgery, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, PR China
    Biomaterials 29:2588-96. 2008
    ..bone-regenerative capacity and resorption of the porous beta-calcium silicate (beta-CaSiO(3), beta-CS) bioactive ceramics were investigated in a rabbit calvarial defect model, and the results were compared with porous beta-tricalcium ..
  33. ncbi A comparative study of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics for human mesenchymal stem-cell-induced bone formation
    T Livingston Arinzeh
    Osiris Therapeutics, Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Biomaterials 26:3631-8. 2005
    ..In vitro studies also demonstrated that 20/80 HA/TCP stimulated the osteogenic differentiation of hMSCs as determined by the expression of osteocalcin...
  34. pmc Risk of complication and revision total hip arthroplasty among Medicare patients with different bearing surfaces
    Kevin J Bozic
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0728, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:2357-62. 2010
    ..These bearing surfaces are associated with unique risks and benefits and higher costs. However the relative risks of these three bearings in an older population is unknown...
  35. ncbi Ectopic osteogenesis with biphasic ceramics of hydroxyapatite and tricalcium phosphate in rabbits
    K Kurashina
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
    Biomaterials 23:407-12. 2002
    Porous calcium phosphate ceramics consisting of hydroxyapatite (HA) and tricalcium phosphate (TCP) with different HA to TCP ratio were implanted intramuscularly in rabbits for six months in order to carry out a comparative study on ..
  36. ncbi Platelet-rich plasma improves expansion of human mesenchymal stem cells and retains differentiation capacity and in vivo bone formation in calcium phosphate ceramics
    Julia P Vogel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    Platelets 17:462-9. 2006
    ..Cells expanded with two different media were tested on distinct biomaterials for their bone formation capacity after ectopic implantation in vivo, as well as for their growth rate and differentiation capacity in vitro...
  37. ncbi Resin-ceramic bonding: a review of the literature
    Markus B Blatz
    School of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans 70119, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:268-74. 2003
    ..This article presents a literature review on the resin bond to dental ceramics. A PubMed database search was conducted for in vitro studies pertaining to the resin bond to ceramic materials...
  38. ncbi Comparing ceramic-metal to metal-metal total hip replacements--a simulator study of metal wear and ion release in 32- and 38-mm bearings
    Tsunehito Ishida
    Orthopedic Research Center and Peterson Tribology Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 91:887-96. 2009
    ..Overall, our simulator study confirmed previously published advantages of low wear and reduced metal ions with the ceramic-metal coupling compared to standard metal-metal bearings...
  39. ncbi Microporous calcium phosphate ceramics as tissue engineering scaffolds for the repair of osteochondral defects: Histological results
    A Bernstein
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany
    Acta Biomater 9:7490-505. 2013
    ..A sheep study was conducted to test the suitability of microporous pure β-tricalcium phosphate (TCP) ceramics as tissue engineering scaffolds for the repair of osteochondral defects...
  40. ncbi Efficacy of a bioactive glass-ceramic (Biosilicate) in the maintenance of alveolar ridges and in osseointegration of titanium implants
    Virgílio M Roriz
    Faculty of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:148-55. 2010
    ..The aims of this research were to evaluate the efficacy of a bioactive glass-ceramic (Biosilicate) and a bioactive glass (Biogran) placed in dental sockets in the maintenance of alveolar ridge and in the osseointegration of Ti implants...
  41. ncbi Evaluation of CaO-SiO2-P2O5-Na2O-Fe2O3 bioglass-ceramics for hyperthermia application
    Rajendra Kumar Singh
    Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, India
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 20:S147-51. 2009
    Magnetic bioglass ceramics (MBC) are being considered for use as thermoseeds in hyperthermia treatment of cancer...
  42. ncbi Cooperation of phosphate monomer and silica modification on zirconia
    R Tanaka
    Department of Oral Biomaterials and Technology, Showa University, Shinagawa ku, Tokyo 142 8555, Japan
    J Dent Res 87:666-70. 2008
    ..Yttrium-oxide-partially-stabilized zirconia (YPSZ) ceramics have optimized physical properties and exhibit favorable fracture toughness, though their bonding properties are ..
  43. ncbi Ectopic bone formation associated with mesenchymal stem cells in a resorbable calcium deficient hydroxyapatite carrier
    Philip Kasten
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    Biomaterials 26:5879-89. 2005
    ..by a large surface (48 m2/g) were compared with beta-tricalcium phosphate (beta-TCP), hydroxyapatite (HA) ceramics (both ca. 0.5 m2/g surface) and demineralized bone matrix (DBM)...
  44. ncbi Bone ingrowth into two porous ceramics with different pore sizes: an experimental study
    Laurent Galois
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Acta Orthop Belg 70:598-603. 2004
    Many properties of porous calcium phosphate ceramics have been described, but how pore size influences bony integration of various porous ceramics remains unclear...
  45. ncbi Friction of total hip replacements with different bearings and loading conditions
    Claire Brockett
    Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 81:508-15. 2007
    ..Increased serum concentration resulted in increased friction factor in all material combinations, except MoM, where increased serum concentration produced a significant reduction in friction factor...
  46. ncbi Fracture of ceramic heads in total hip replacement
    B Habermann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Frankfurt Main, Marienburgstr 2, 60528 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:464-70. 2006
    After introduction of ceramics in total hip replacement, there have been several studies on wear and fracture of the femoral head component. Though reports on fractures are few, we saw four fractures within 2 months...
  47. ncbi Aseptic loosening, not only a question of wear: a review of different theories
    Mikael Sundfeldt
    Department of Biomaterials Handicap Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Orthop 77:177-97. 2006
    ..In this review, we discuss the most common theories concerning aseptic loosening. It emerges from this review that aseptic loosening has a multifactorial etiology and cannot be explained by a single theory...
  48. ncbi Fracture of the ABC ceramic liner: a report of three cases
    Sanket R Diwanji
    Center for Joint Disease, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Jeonnam, Korea
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 464:242-6. 2007
    ..These patients were treated with débridement and cementation of the metal-inlay polyethylene liner into the retained acetabular shell...
  49. ncbi Phenotypic expression of bone-related genes in osteoblasts grown on calcium phosphate ceramics with different phase compositions
    Chaoyuan Wang
    Engineering Research Center in Biomaterials, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
    Biomaterials 25:2507-14. 2004
    Calcium phosphate ceramics with different hydroxyapatite (HA) and tricalcium phosphate (TCP) ratios have different chemical properties...
  50. ncbi Squeaking in ceramic-on-ceramic hips: the importance of acetabular component orientation
    William L Walter
    Sydney Hip and Knee Surgeons, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Arthroplasty 22:496-503. 2007
    ..001) or prolonged walking (18 degrees ) (P = .020). The hips started squeaking after an average of 14 months. Patients with squeaking hips were younger, heavier, and taller than patients with silent hips...
  51. ncbi Durability of the resin bond strength to zirconia ceramic after using different surface conditioning methods
    Mona Wolfart
    Department of Prosthodontics, Propaedeutics and Dental Materials, Dental School, Christian Albrechts University at Kiel, Germany
    Dent Mater 23:45-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this in vitro study was the evaluation of the bond strength and its durability of two composite resins to zirconia ceramic after using different surface conditioning methods...
  52. ncbi In vivo study of novel biodegradable and osteoconductive CaO-SiO2-B2O3 glass-ceramics
    Jae Hyup Lee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Biomed Mater Res A 77:362-9. 2006
    To evaluate the possibility of novel CaO-SiO2-B2O3 glass-ceramics (CS10B) as a new bone replacement material, we compared the biodegradation and osteoconduction properties of CS10B, hydroxyapatite (HA), and tricalcium phosphate (TCP)...
  53. ncbi Fracture of a ceramic liner in a total hip arthroplasty with a sandwich cup
    Dragos Popescu
    Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery Hip Unit, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:783-5. 2008
    ..The fracture occurred 3 years after the operation without trauma. At revision the entire cup was replaced using a polyethylene liner without inner ceramic liner...
  54. ncbi The 2007 Otto Aufranc Award. Ceramic-on-metal hip arthroplasties: a comparative in vitro and in vivo study
    Sophie Williams
    Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:23-32. 2007
    ..Short-term studies in 31 patients at 6 months revealed lower metal ion levels (cobalt and chromium) in those with ceramic-on-metal compared with metal-on-metal bearings...
  55. ncbi Nanostructured polymer/nanophase ceramic composites enhance osteoblast and chondrocyte adhesion
    Sarina Kay
    Deparment of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, 1296 Potter Building, West Lafayette, IN 49707, USA
    Tissue Eng 8:753-61. 2002
    ..Dimensions of ceramics were controlled by utilizing either micron or nanometer grain size titania...
  56. ncbi Purification of a functional gene therapy vector derived from Moloney murine leukaemia virus using membrane filtration and ceramic hydroxyapatite chromatography
    Marcel Kuiper
    Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3RA, United Kingdom
    Biotechnol Bioeng 80:445-53. 2002
    ..Recovery of transduction-competent virus was between 18 and 31% for column experiments and 32 and 46% for batch experiments...
  57. ncbi Influence of preparation conditions on the microstructure and bioactivity of alpha-CaSiO(3) ceramics: formation of hydroxyapatite in simulated body fluid
    P Siriphannon
    Department of Inorganic Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, O Okayama, Meguro, Tokyo 152 8552, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res 52:30-9. 2000
    ..Na(2)O content exhibited significant differences in the microtexture of the resulting sintered alpha-CaSiO(3) ceramics. The microtexture of the ceramics from the NaOH system (CS-Na) contained smaller grain sizes and a thicker glassy ..
  58. ncbi Current status of zirconia used in total hip implants
    I C Clarke
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:73-84. 2003
  59. ncbi Clinical evaluation of novel interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics (IP-CHA) in a maxillary sinus floor augmentation procedure
    Hideo Shigeishi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Cervico Gnathostomatology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1 2 3, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8553, Japan
    Dent Mater J 31:54-60. 2012
    ..study was to evaluate the clinical behavior and the histological aspects of interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics (IP-CHA) in maxillary sinus floor augmentation procedures...
  60. ncbi Biocompatibility and bone tissue compatibility of alumina ceramics reinforced with carbon nanotubes
    Nobuhide Ogihara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto, Japan
    Nanomedicine (Lond) 7:981-93. 2012
    ..Biocompatibility and bone tissue compatibility were studied for the application of CNT/alumina composites as biomaterials...
  61. ncbi Aspects of silane coupling agents and surface conditioning in dentistry: an overview
    Christie Ying Kei Lung
    Dental Materials Science, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Dent Mater 28:467-77. 2012
    ..To give an overview of aspects of silane coupling agents and surface conditioning in dentistry...
  62. ncbi Usefulness of SBA-15 mesoporous ceramics as a delivery system for vancomycin, rifampicin and linezolid: a preliminary report
    Diana Molina-Manso
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, IIS Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Av Reyes Catolicos 2, Madrid 28040, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 40:252-6. 2012
    ..46%), followed by linezolid (24%). The results presented here demonstrate the efficacy of SBA-15 bioceramics for local release of antibiotics, which could be of interest in the context of bone infection...
  63. ncbi Synthesis and application of nanostructured calcium phosphate ceramics for bone regeneration
    D Alves Cardoso
    Department of Biomaterials, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 100:2316-26. 2012
    ..the inorganic phase found in bone and teeth, synthesis and applications of nanostructured calcium phosphate ceramics have been reviewed...
  64. ncbi Microporous calcium phosphate ceramics as tissue engineering scaffolds for the repair of osteochondral defects: biomechanical results
    H O Mayr
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Acta Biomater 9:4845-55. 2013
    ..However, the central area of the implants had a lower ICRS score than healthy cartilage. Microporous TCP was almost fully resorbed at 52 weeks and replaced by bone...
  65. pmc Impaction bone grafting of the acetabulum at hip revision using a mix of bone chips and a biphasic porous ceramic bone graft substitute
    Ashley W Blom
    Department of Academic Orthopaedics, University of Bristol, BIRC Research Labs, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol
    Acta Orthop 80:150-4. 2009
    ..Previous in vitro and in vivo studies have yielded good results using mixtures of allograft and BoneSave, when compared with allograft alone. This study is the first reported human clinical trial of BoneSave in impaction grafting...
  66. ncbi Comparison of ceramic-on-metal and metal-on-metal hip prostheses under adverse conditions
    Sophie Williams
    Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 101:770-5. 2013
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  67. ncbi Ceramic-on-metal bearings in total hip replacement: whole blood metal ion levels and analysis of retrieved components
    G H Isaac
    DePuy International Ltd, Number 1 White Rose Office Park, Leeds LS11 0BG, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1134-41. 2009
    ..However, after one million cycles all the wear rates were the same and an order of magnitude less than that reported for MoM bearings. There were four outliers in each clinical group, primarily related to component malposition...
  68. ncbi A prospective, randomised controlled trial comparing ceramic-on-metal and metal-on-metal bearing surfaces in total hip replacement
    R Schouten
    Christchurch Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1462-7. 2012
    ..Our findings indicate that CoM and MoM couplings are associated with an equivalent increase in serum cobalt and chromium levels, and comparable functional outcome scores at six and 12-months follow-up...
  69. ncbi Optimization of culture conditions for osteogenically-induced mesenchymal stem cells in β-tricalcium phosphate ceramics with large interconnected channels
    Anne Bernhardt
    Max Bergmann Centre of Biomaterials and Institute for Materials Science, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
    J Tissue Eng Regen Med 5:444-53. 2011
    ..this study was to optimize culture conditions for human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) in β-tricalcium phosphate ceramics with large interconnected channels...
  70. ncbi Influence of ceramic surface conditioning and resin cements on microtensile bond strength to a glass ceramic
    Jatyr Pisani-Proenca
    Department of Dental Materials, School of Dentistry, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Prosthet Dent 96:412-7. 2006
    ..It is not clear how different glass ceramic surface pretreatments influence the bonding capacity of various luting agents to these surfaces...
  71. ncbi An overview of zirconia ceramics: basic properties and clinical applications
    Paolo Francesco Manicone
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Largo F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    J Dent 35:819-26. 2007
    ..Newly proposed zirconia implants seem to have good biological and mechanical properties; further studies are needed to validate their application...
  72. ncbi Formation of osteoclast-like cells on HA and TCP ceramics
    R Detsch
    BioCer Entwicklungs GmbH, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany
    Acta Biomater 4:139-48. 2008
    ..leukoma monocytic lineage responded in a different way to tricalciumphosphate (TCP) than to hydroxyapatite (HA) ceramics. Both ceramics were degraded by resorbing cells; however, HA enhanced the formation of giant cells...
  73. ncbi Optical properties of base dentin ceramics for all-ceramic restorations
    Takanobu Shiraishi
    Department of Dental and Biomedical Materials Science, Unit of Basic Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Dent Mater 27:165-72. 2011
    The study was conducted to compare the optical parameters of VM7(®) M-shade base dentin ceramics (VITA, Germany) for all ceramic restorations to the chemical composition across the 3D-MASTER(®) shade system.
  74. ncbi Bioinorganics and biomaterials: bone repair
    P Habibovic
    MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, Department of Tissue Regeneration, University of Twente, Drienerlolaan 5, 7523 NB Enschede, The Netherlands
    Acta Biomater 7:3013-26. 2011
    ..Bioinorganics have the potential to have just as big an impact on bone regeneration as recombinant proteins without some of the safety concerns and high costs...
  75. ncbi Microtensile bond strength of a resin cement to glass infiltrated zirconia-reinforced ceramic: the effect of surface conditioning
    Regina Amaral
    Sao Paulo State University, Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil
    Dent Mater 22:283-90. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the effect of three surface conditioning methods on the microtensile bond strength of resin cement to a glass-infiltrated zirconia-reinforced alumina-based core ceramic...
  76. ncbi An in vitro investigation into the surface roughness of 2 glazed, unglazed, and refinished ceramic materials
    Ahed Al-Wahadni
    Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Ibidi, Jordan
    Quintessence Int 37:311-7. 2006
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the average surface roughness of 2 dental ceramics: IPS Empress 2 (layering glass-ceramic, Ivoclar Vivadent) and In-Ceram/Vitadur Alpha (Vita), either glazed, ..
  77. ncbi Strength, reliability and mode of fracture of bilayered porcelain/zirconia (Y-TZP) dental ceramics
    Massimiliano Guazzato
    Biomaterials Science Research Unit, United Dental Hospital, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, 2 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010 Australia
    Biomaterials 25:5045-52. 2004
    ..The contribution of strong and tough core materials to the performance of all-ceramics restorations may be offset by the weaker veneering porcelain if the actual distribution of the tensile stresses ..
  78. ncbi Capillary vessel network integration by inserting a vascular pedicle enhances bone formation in tissue-engineered bone using interconnected porous hydroxyapatite ceramics
    Shosuke Akita
    Department of Orthopedics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Tissue Eng 10:789-95. 2004
    The aim of the present study was to investigate the possibility of integrating porous hydroxyapatite (HA) ceramics with a capillary vessel network via insertion of a vascular pedicle, and to determine whether this procedure enhances new ..
  79. ncbi Osteogenic differentiation of cultured rat and human bone marrow cells on the surface of zinc-releasing calcium phosphate ceramics
    Masako Ikeuchi
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tissue Engineering Research Center TERC, 3 11 46 Nakouji, Amagasaki, Hyougo 661 0974, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 67:1115-22. 2003
    ..The ALP activity increased with increasing zinc content in the ceramics. The highest ALP activity was observed when the BMCs were cultured on the ceramics with 1...
  80. ncbi Comparative in vivo study of six hydroxyapatite-based bone graft substitutes
    Pamela Habibovic
    University of Twente, Department of Tissue Regeneration, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Res 26:1363-70. 2008
    ..Three porous biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP) ceramics (BCPA, BCPB, and BCPC), consisting of hydroxyapatite and beta-tricalcium phosphate, a porous biphasic calcium ..
  81. ncbi Osteoconduction and osteoinduction of low-temperature 3D printed bioceramic implants
    Pamela Habibovic
    Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, 3640 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B2
    Biomaterials 29:944-53. 2008
    ..Inside the blocks mounted on the transverse processes, initial channel shape did not seem to significantly influence the final amount of formed bone and osteoinduction was suggested to contribute to bone formation...
  82. ncbi Are adhesive technologies needed to support ceramics? An assessment of the current evidence
    F J Trevor Burke
    University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, UK
    J Adhes Dent 4:7-22. 2002
    ..the reported fracture strengths of dispersion strengthened, glass infiltrated, castable, pressable and machinable ceramics utilised for the construction of all-ceramic crowns, the annual clinical failure rate reported for these ..
  83. ncbi Proliferation and osteoblastic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived stromal cells on akermanite-bioactive ceramics
    Hongli Sun
    Orthopaedic Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Laboratory of Institute of Health Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 27:5651-7. 2006
    ..phosphatase (ALP), osteopontin (OPN), bone sialoprotein (BSP) and osteocalcin (OC), indicated that akermanite ceramics enhanced the expression of osteoblast-related genes, but type I collagen (COL I) showed no noticeable difference ..
  84. ncbi Reliability and properties of ground Y-TZP-zirconia ceramics
    R G Luthardt
    Dresden University of Technology, Dental School, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Fetscherstrasse 74, Germany
    J Dent Res 81:487-91. 2002
    Yttria-stabilized zirconia ceramics is a high-performance material with excellent biocompatibility and mechanical properties, which suggest its suitability for posterior fixed partial dentures...
  85. ncbi Conditioning film and initial biofilm formation on ceramics tiles in the marine environment
    Nachshon Siboni
    Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 274:24-9. 2007
    ..Understanding the dynamics between these primary bacterial settlers is of importance, since they may play a role on the succession of invertebrate species settlement onto artificial surfaces...
  86. ncbi Contrast ratio of veneering and core ceramics as a function of thickness
    S A Antonson
    New Products Group, Dentsply Caulk, 38 West Clarke Avenue, PO Box 359, Milford, Delaware 19963 0359, USA
    Int J Prosthodont 14:316-20. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the contrast ratio of dental core and veneering ceramics is a linear function of ceramic thickness.
  87. ncbi A preliminary study on osteoinduction of two kinds of calcium phosphate ceramics
    H Yuan
    Institute of Materials Science and Technology, Sichuan Union University, Chengdu, People s Republic of China
    Biomaterials 20:1799-806. 1999
    ..phosphate biomaterial-induced osteogenesis, the osteoinductive property of two kinds of porous hydroxyapatite ceramics, which were made by different producers, was investigated in dorsal muscles of dogs...
  88. ncbi In vivo investigations on composites made of resorbable ceramics and poly(lactide) used as bone graft substitutes
    A A Ignatius
    Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 14, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res 58:701-9. 2001
    ..It is concluded that the new composites cannot yet be used for clinical application. An improvement in biocompatibility might be reached by a better coordination of the degradation times of the polymer and the ceramic component...
  89. ncbi VEGF incorporated into calcium phosphate ceramics promotes vascularisation and bone formation in vivo
    E Wernike
    Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Cell Mater 19:30-40. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that a continuous delivery of low concentrations of VEGF from calcium phosphate ceramics may increase the efficacy of VEGF administration...
  90. ncbi Surface roughness in ceramics with different finishing techniques using atomic force microscope and profilometer
    Beatriz Tholt de Vasconcellos
    Department of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oper Dent 31:442-9. 2006
    ..On the other hand, the Ry values obtained by AFM indicated the tested polishing kits incapability of producing smoothness comparable to the glazed surfaces...
  91. ncbi Biological response of human bone cells to zinc-modified Ca-Si-based ceramics
    Yogambha Ramaswamy
    Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Unit, Biomedical Engineering, School of AMME, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Biomater 4:1487-97. 2008
    Calcium silicate (CaSiO(3)) ceramics have received considerable attention in recent years due to their excellent bioactivity and degradability. However, their poor chemical stability limits their biological applications...
  92. ncbi The incidence of noise generation arising from the large-diameter Delta Motion ceramic total hip bearing
    S M McDonnell
    Knee and Hip Fellow Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    Bone Joint J 95:160-5. 2013
    ..643), gender (p = 0.07) or patient outcome score (p = 0.422). There were no revisions during follow-up. Despite the surprisingly high incidence of squeaking, all patients remain satisfied with their hip replacement...
  93. pmc Scaffolds with a standardized macro-architecture fabricated from several calcium phosphate ceramics using an indirect rapid prototyping technique
    C E Wilson
    Division of Surgical Specialties, Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:97-105. 2011
    Calcium phosphate ceramics, commonly applied as bone graft substitutes, are a natural choice of scaffolding material for bone tissue engineering...
  94. ncbi Ceramic scaffolds produced by computer-assisted 3D printing and sintering: characterization and biocompatibility investigations
    Patrick H Warnke
    Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 93:212-7. 2010
    ..The integration of channels could allow for vascular and nerve ingrowth into the scaffold. Also the complex shapes of convex and concave articulating joint surfaces maybe realized with these rapid prototyping techniques...
  95. ncbi Guidelines for success with zirconia ceramics: the changing standards
    Vincent Devaud
    Vincent Devaud Dental Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Pract Proced Aesthet Dent 17:508, 510. 2005
  96. ncbi Effect of etching and airborne particle abrasion on the microstructure of different dental ceramics
    Gilberto Antonio Borges
    Department of Dental Materials, University of Uberaba, Brazil
    J Prosthet Dent 89:479-88. 2003
    ..Although surface treatments of feldspathic and leucite porcelains have been studied previously, the high alumina-containing and lithium disilicate ceramics have not been fully investigated.
  97. ncbi Wear performance of substructure ceramics and veneering porcelains
    Verena Preis
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Regensburg University Medical Center, D 93042, Germany
    Dent Mater 27:796-804. 2011
    ..The aim of this in vitro study was to compare the two-body wear resistance of substructure zirconia and veneering porcelain versus steatite and human enamel antagonists, respectively...
  98. ncbi Bond strength of a resin cement to high-alumina and zirconia-reinforced ceramics: the effect of surface conditioning
    Luiz Felipe Valandro
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
    J Adhes Dent 8:175-81. 2006
    ..two surface conditioning methods on the microtensile bond strength of a resin cement to three high-strength core ceramics: high alumina-based (In-Ceram Alumina, Procera AllCeram) and zirconia-reinforced alumina-based (In-Ceram Zirconia)..
  99. ncbi Effect of wollastonite ceramics and bioactive glass on the formation of a bonelike apatite layer on a cobalt base alloy
    D A Cortes
    CINVESTAV Unidad Saltillo, Carr Saltillo Monterrey Km 13 5 A P 663, 25000 Saltillo, Coah, Mexico
    J Biomed Mater Res A 70:341-6. 2004
    ..5 SBF, apart from the substrates treated by using the re-immersion method. The heat treatment delayed the apatite formation in all the cases studied...
  100. ncbi Finishing and polishing of a hybrid composite and a heat-pressed glass ceramic
    M Jung
    Justus Liebig University, Dental Clinic, Department for Operative and Preventive Dentistry, Giessen, Germany
    Oper Dent 27:175-83. 2002
    ..SEM evaluation largely confirmed the quantitative results. Composite specimens exhibited signs of selective resin matrix removal when the Ceramiste system or the Politip system were used...
  101. ncbi Respiratory symptoms as health status indicators in workers at ceramics manufacturing facilities
    Edilaura Nunes Rondon
    Centro Universitário de Várzea Grande UNIVAG, Várzea Grande University Center Várzea Grande, Brazil
    J Bras Pneumol 37:36-45. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and their association with sociodemographic variables and with the characteristics of the work environment...

Research Grants63

  1. Ceramic scaffolds with engineered topography and chemistry
    ISABELLE L DENRY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..investigate the crystallization kinetics and mechanical properties of sintered niobium- doped fluorapatite (FAp) ceramics with the aim of developing a highly crystalline ceramic with nanosized FAp crystals (Aim 1)...
  2. 3D Hybrid Optoacoustic-Ultrasonic System for Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer
    Alexander A Oraevsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to resolve technical issues associated with ultrawide-band ultrasonic transducers made of a novel piezoelectric ceramics (lead metaniobate), novel hardware, firmware and software that combines LOIS and USI systems, and finally, pilot ..
  3. High Performance, Low Cost PET Scintillators
    Kanai S Shah; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This approach involves developing garnet detectors in the form of optical ceramics (OCs), rather than the single crystals...
  4. Understanding interface initiated fractures in glass-ceramic restorations
    ROBERT R contact SEGHI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The initial load bearing capacity of a well bonded, glass-ceramics restoration is well above the average maximum bite force applied by posterior teeth...
  5. Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Composite Materials for Bone Repairs
    ADEREMI R OKI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Polymer composites fabricated by shear mixing of bioactive inorganic phase (bioglass, ceramics, or hydroxyl apatite) with high mechanical performance biocompatible organic polymer phase are eliciting strong ..
  6. PROTEOMICS AND BIOMINERALIZATION OF DENTIN
    Charles Sfeir; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..equipment (x-ray diffraction, FTIR, SEM, TEM and EDAX), courses in Materials Sciences and Engineering focused on ceramics at Carnegie Mellon University, workshops, sample analysis in collaborator laboratory...
  7. Antimicrobial effect of a new class of light resistant silver(I) complexes Adhesi
    MARIANNA PATRAUCHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..silver(I) cyanoximates and shape them as cylinders and plates, and also deposit them as films onto the surface of ceramics and metals (Ag, Co, Ni) for further antimicrobial studies;(3) identify and quantitatively characterize the effect ..
  8. Development and Evaluation of Biodegradable Neural Probes
    Martin Han; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..materials used in the recording and/or stimulating microelectrode systems, such as silicon, metals, and ceramics, have been rigid...
  9. Factors Influencing the Survival of Implant-Supported All-Ceramic Prostheses
    Josephine F Esquivel-Upshaw; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Dr. Esquivel has been involved in ceramics research since her Prosthodontic residency at Northwestern University and has continued with laboratory and ..
  10. Graded Zirconia Structures for Resistance to Chipping, Delamination, and Fatigue
    Yu Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ceramics are widely used in dental and orthopedic applications because of their esthetic value and chemical inertness...
  11. Free Form Fabrication of Dental Copings and Restorations.
    Joseph Cesarano; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..to build complicated structures of ceramics and metals...
  12. ELECTROSTATIC SURFACE OPTIMIZATION FOR OSSEOINTEGRATION
    Michele Marcolongo; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of synthetic biomaterials, termed bioactive materials, will elicit osseointegration; these are calcium phosphate ceramics (including hydroxyapatite) and bioactive glasses...
  13. MULTI IMAGER COMPATIBLE ROBOT FOR PROSTATE ACCESS
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the system, including the motors, will be constructed of materials such as plastics, carbon fiber composites, ceramics, glasses, and rubbers...
  14. MULTI IMAGER COMPATIBLE ROBOT FOR PROSTATE ACCESS
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..the system, including the motors, will be constructed of materials such as plastics, carbon fiber composites, ceramics, glasses, and rubbers...
  15. Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Biomarker For Adverse Local Tissue Reaction In In
    Hollis G Potter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Alternative bearing surfaces, such as ceramics and metals, were developed as an alternative to MOP to reduce osteolysis due to polyethylene wear...
  16. Targeted Ceramic Nanovectors for Simultaneous Therapy and Imaging of Cancer
    SANDWIP DEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Inorganic ceramics are attractive materials for biological applications due to their inherent biocompatibility and stability in ..
  17. High Performance Single Crystal Ultrasound Device for Medical Imaging
    Jian Tian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of low and high frequencies by improving bandwidth and sensitivity for transducers based on the traditional PZT ceramics or PVDF polymers while providing enhanced thermal and electrical robustness over PMN-PT based transducers...
  18. Dental Cast Titanium-Ceramic Bonding
    Zhuo Cai; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the strength, toughness, accuracy and marginal adaptation of metals with the permanent esthetic appearance of ceramics. The overall clinical survival rates for metal-ceramic restorations are still far superior to those of the all-..
  19. LuAG:Ce,Zr Scintillators for PET
    KEITH ROZENBURG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..YAG) for lasers and TA&T's own developments of transparent magnesium aluminate among other transparent ceramics we will address cost and resolution in PET imaging through the development of ceramic scintillators...
  20. MACHINING AND POLISHING EFFECTS ON DENTAL CERAMICS
    Russell Giordano; Fiscal Year: 1999
    b>Ceramics are in widespread use as dental restorative materials...
  21. Fatigue of Restorative Ceramics
    Jason A Griggs; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Dental ceramics have become increasingly prolific as restorative materials because of their esthetic appearance, wear resistance, thermal insulation, and biocompatibility...
  22. High Performance Transparent Optical Ceramic Scintillators through Nanotechnology
    Charles Brecher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This approach involves developing LSO detectors in the form of optical ceramics (OCs), rather than the single crystals that are now being used...
  23. Nanophase Ceramics as Bone Implant Coatings
    NADER KALKHORAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Nanophase ceramics are intriguing new material formulations since they possess grain sizes less than 100 nm in diameter...
  24. Novel F-releasing Nanocomposite Reinforced by Zirconia Nanofibers
    Xiaoming Xu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The aims of this project includes: (1) fabricating nanofibers of zirconia-based ceramics using sol-gel and reactive electrospinning process;(2) improving nanofiber dispersion and nanofiber-resin matrix ..
  25. Optical Ceramic Hafnates: New Fast PET Scintillator
    Charles Brecher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..decay time and, being cubic (or nearly cubic), are candidates for fabrication as perfectly transparent optical ceramics. The main advantages of such a development would be much lower cost (ceramic formation is far less expensive than ..
  26. Superhard Nanocrystalline Coated Prosthesis
    Eric Tobin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3-40 nm grains) Co-Or deposited onto Co-Cr-Mo substrates possesses hardness close to that of some ceramics (18-26 GPa, 400% increase), without the associated problems with adhesion to metallic substrates...
  27. Anti-Inflamatory Coatings for Biomaterials
    John Frangos; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Based on our findings, it is evident that titanium dioxide and similar ceramics, even when present as surface coatings of polymeric biomaterials, have the ability to breakdown reactive oxygen ..
  28. Mechinable Ceramics:Optimizing Performance/Properties
    E Rekow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The scientific effort will be complemented and supported by two cores: (1) Statistics and Data Analysis Core and (2) Integration and Administration Core. ..
  29. LOW COST, HIGH PERFORMANCE HTS MAGNETS FOR NMR
    Michael Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Bulk ceramic wires can not be wound into coils. Much effort and expense has been spent on converting these ceramics into malleable wires. The processes are very expensive and still developmental...
  30. High Speed Low-Damage Dental Machining Center (Phase II)
    Said Jahanmir; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, these systems cannot be used for machining of restorations made from harder ceramics such as zirconia...
  31. Nanostructured Zirconia Ceramics for Joint Prosthetics
    ANTHONY SUTORIK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..TAL proposes under this Phase I to establish protocols leading to a high degree of reproducibility in YSZ ceramics with mechanical properties superior to ASTM F1873. Tal will make the hips and Dr...
  32. AL/ZIRCONIA COMPOSITE FILM FOR ORTHOPEDIC PROSTHESES
    Stephen Bunker; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Coatings of ceramics are known to decrease wear of the ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) component of orthopedic joint ..
  33. High-Speed Low-Damage Dental Machining Center
    Said Jahanmir; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, these systems cannot be used for machining of restorations made from harder ceramics such as zirconia...
  34. CERAMIC TIBIA FOR MOBILE BEARING KNEE
    Ashok Khandkar; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Toughness, enhancement of 2x over conventional ceramics significantly reduces risk of tibial failure...
  35. COMPOSITE MATRICES BY 3D PRINTING AND BIOMIMETIC PROCESS
    Benjamin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Composite matrices containing ceramics and absorbable polymers have been proposed as scaffolding materials for bone regeneration in order to combine the osteoconductive properties of the ceramics and the mechanical resiliency of the ..
  36. High Performance Ultrasound Devise for Medical Imaging
    HAIXING ZHENG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This innovation may impact high frequency medical imaging market, since lapping down ceramics to a few tens micrometers is very difficult and time consuming...
  37. Nano-Crystalline Ceramic Coatings for the Reduction of Sliding Resistance of Orth
    JASON E BURNS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this program, nano-crystalline ceramics will be applied to the surface of orthodontic archwires using ion beam assisted deposition (IBAD) to reduce sliding resistance...
  38. THERMALLY INDUCED CHANGES IN DENTAL PORCELAIN EXPANSION
    JOHN MACKERT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..There is, therefore, a need to perfect biocompatible dental materials such as ceramics so that they can serve as amalgam substitutes in the event of further restriction, or an outright ban, on dental ..
  39. Free Form Fabrication of Dental Copings and Restorations
    Joe Cesarano; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to build complicated structures of ceramics and metals...
  40. OPTICAL CERAMIC SCINTILLATORS FOR DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY
    ALEXANDER LEMPICKI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..superior X-ray detector for digital dental radiography, based on the technology of activated transparent optical ceramics. Progress has far exceeded our Phase I goals, producing a fully dense TOC whose light output as measured by CCDs ..
  41. MBRS/SCORE Program at Fisk University
    WARREN COLLINS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a mathematical model for tracheal gas insufflation; (3) Evaluate the performance of a series of porous glass ceramics on enzyme carriers, and to study the utilization of those materials to immobilize enzyme; (4) Development of an ..
  42. LOW-NOBLE METAL CONTENT DUPLEX DENTAL ALLOYS
    Rong Wang; Fiscal Year: 1991
    This program has a long term objective to provide superior composite dental alloys having metal/ceramics compatibility, and biocompatibility at a lower cost than the present high-noble alloys...
  43. High-Performance Transparent Optical Ceramic Scintillators through Nanotechnology
    ALEXANDER LEMPICKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..new process has been developed through nanotechnology that is capable of achieving virtually full transparency in ceramics of even optically anisotropic materials...
  44. FRACTURE PROPERTIES OF DENTAL CERAMICS
    Stephen Rosenstiel; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Most reported studies have ignored the effects of stress-corrosion of glass and ceramics has been studied in relation to many industrial applications, such as optical fibers, and several promising ..
  45. SEM/ELECTRON MICROPROBE
    Jack Ferracane; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..in this proposal will provide the capability to analyze a variety of biomaterials, including metals, polymers, ceramics and biological tissues...
  46. PZT/COMPOSITES FOR ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCERS
    XIAOXIN XIA; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The proposed composites will combine the advantages of piezo ceramics and polymers to form (1-3) and (2-2) PZT/polymer composites...
  47. COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR HARD TISSUE REPLACEMENT
    SILVIA LUEBBEN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..restored with graft procedures using endogenous bone, exogenous bone, or synthetic substitutes, including metals, ceramics, and polymers, as replacement materials...
  48. LOW FRICTION COATINGS ON GLASS AND CERAMICS
    JACQUELINE JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The focused session on "Low Friction Coatings on Glass and Ceramics" will be held as part of the 107th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Ceramic Society in Baltimore MD. The dates of the meeting are April 10th - 13th, 2005...
  49. OSTEOGENIC INDUCTION WITH IMPLANT MATERIALS
    PHOEBE LEBOY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Among the bone implant materials which have shown promise as bone bioactive substances are the calcium phosphate ceramics and glasses...
  50. FUSED FIBER NETWORKS FOR TOUGHENED DENTAL COMPOSITES
    Jeffrey Thompson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Other alternative materials (e.g., ceramics) are excessively complex and expensive...
  51. Layered Ceramic Endosseous Dental Implants
    Ashok Khandkar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and experience in aerospace/engineering applications has established a clear superiority of layered composite ceramics that have simultaneously high fracture toughness, high strength and excellent damage resistance to cyclic loads...
  52. Low Cost Lu-based Scintillator Crystals for PET Scanners
    WESLEY HACKENBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>Ceramics are produced in high volume resulting in low production costs per cc of yielded material...
  53. Aging Resistant Ceramics for Total Hip Arthroplasty
    R LAKSHMINARAYANAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Zirconia bio-ceramics (e.g. Prozyr) have the highest toughness and strength compared to other bio-ceramics such as alumina (e.g. Biolox) or zirconia-toughened alumina (Biolox-Delta). However, as highlighted by the recent recall of St...
  54. Micromachined Single Crystals for HF Transducers
    WESLEY HACKENBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..have considerably higher piezoelectric coefficients and electromechanical coupling factors than PZT ceramics, and as a result they are being used to fabricate ultrasound transducers with unprecedented bandwidth and ..
  55. Novel Nanofiber-reinforced All-ceramic Dental Materials
    Gustavo Larsen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..reinforcing scaffolds based on alumina, spinel, zirconia, mullite, or a combination of them to produce Dental ceramics with superior esthetic and mechanical qualities...
  56. SCANNING POTENTIAL MICROSCOPE FOR SPATIAL IMAGING
    Jeremy Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..the detection method, this instrument could also use the conduction of ions to image non-conducting polymers and ceramics. This instrument is not commercially available and is only now in the development stage at several research ..
  57. Load Bearing Bio-Active Bone Grafts
    Ashok Khandkar; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Owing to their direct bone bonding capability, such ceramics are known as bioactive...
  58. Composite Metal/Ceramic Bearings for THA Implants
    Ashok Khandkar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..percent in fracture toughness, 50 percent in weibull modulus and significant damage resistance over conventional ceramics was demonstrated...
  59. LSO Ceramics: A New Scintillator for Medical Radiography
    ALEXANDER LEMPICKI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore we believe that the ceramic will find applications in CT, where increase in speed is currently limited by the longer decay times of Cd tungstate and/or GOS. ..
  60. SPECIALIZED ULTRASOUND BEAMS FOR MEDICAL IMAGING
    James Greenleaf; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..New beams have been discovered and evaluated, new ceramics have been evaluated, novel arrays have been built and studied, and new methods of aberration correction and flow ..
  61. Bone Repair by Allogenic MSC in Non-ablated Animal
    Jueren Lou; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..from engraftment of allogeneic MSC and that implantation of allogeneic marrow soaked porous hydroxyapatite ceramics leads to histological bone formation in rats...
  62. INSTRON 8501 DIGITAL SERVOHYDRAULIC TESTING INSTRUMENT
    Robert Craig; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..essential in evaluating the mechanical properties of composites, substitutes for dentin, maxillofacial materials, ceramics, chewing studies, and strengths of attachment of cements and implants to bone...
  63. Novel Ceramic Microchannel Plates for Biomedical Imaging
    Oleg Polyakov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..project, we propose to develop an alternative approach for fabricating MCPs from micromachined anodic alumina ceramics. The unique nanoscale morphology of this material enables its high aspect ratio micromachining, and provides ..