Magnesium-containing bioactive polycrystalline silicate-based ceramics and glass-ceramics for biomedical applications

Mani Diba, Ourania Menti Goudouri, Felipe Tapia, Aldo R. Boccaccini (Corresponding author)

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Abstract

With improvement of orthopaedic technologies for bone replacement and regeneration, there is an increasing need for materials with superior properties. Mg-containing silicate ceramics and glass-ceramics have been shown to be bioactive and exhibit various advantages for biomedical applications. This review paper is intended to summarize and discuss the most relevant studies carried out in the field of Mg-containing bioactive silicate ceramics and glass-ceramics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-167
Number of pages21
JournalCurrent Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bioactive materials
  • Ceramics
  • Glass-ceramics
  • Magnesium
  • Silicate

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