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.
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2014|
- Bioactive materials