Hybrid corrosion inhibiting and bio-gunctional coatings for magnesium-based materials for development of biodegradable metallic implants
Mahapatro, Anil; Senthil Kumar, Siddarth, inventors. Wichita State University (Wichita, KS), assignees. Hybrid Corrosion Inhibiting And Bio-Functional Coatings For Magnesium-Based Materials For Development Of Biodegradable Metallic Implants. United States patent US 20160271301 A1. 2016, September 22.
An implantable device and methods of inhibiting corrosion on a magnesium-based implantable device are described. The implantable device comprising a body having an external surface. The body or one or more structural members thereof is formed at least in part by metallic magnesium or an alloy thereof. The implantable device comprises a biocorrosion-inhibiting film on at least a portion of the external surface, wherein the biocorrosion-inhibiting film comprises a metal.
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Application No: 15/035076 filed November 6, 2014. Patent No: US 20160271301 A1 granted September 22, 2016.