Electrochemical corrosion of metal implants

Scott P. Patterson, Richard H. Daffner, Robert A. Gallo

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OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to show the radiographic changes that result from electrochemical corrosion of implanted metal in the body. CONCLUSION. Corrosion of metal implants is not rare. Radiologists should become familiar with the changes this process produces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1219-1222
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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