Gentamicin sulfate attachment and release from anodized Ti-6Al-4V orthopedic materials

D. S. Dunn, Srini Raghavan, R. G. Volz

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A novel method has been developed to attach, retain, and release antibiotics from titanium based materials. This technique consists of forming porous surface coatings by anodizing and using the surface chemical properties of the oxide coatings to attach antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-900
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Biomedical Materials Research
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1993


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials

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