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Biocompatible Magnesium Alloys as Degradable Implant Materials - Machining Induced Surface and Subsurface Properties and Implant Performance

By Berend Denkena, Arne Lucas, Fritz Thorey, Hazibullah Waizy, Nina Angrisani and Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg

Submitted: November 22nd 2010Reviewed: May 26th 2011Published: September 12th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/22793

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Berend Denkena, Arne Lucas, Fritz Thorey, Hazibullah Waizy, Nina Angrisani and Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg (September 12th 2011). Biocompatible Magnesium Alloys as Degradable Implant Materials - Machining Induced Surface and Subsurface Properties and Implant Performance, Special Issues on Magnesium Alloys Waldemar Alfredo Monteiro, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/22793. Available from:

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