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The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
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Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 4 (1989), No. 3     1. Sep. 1989
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 4 (1989), No. 3  (01.09.1989)

Page 199-204


Bone Response to Plasma-Cleaned Titanium Implants
Carlsson, Lars V. / Albrektsson, Tomas / Berman, Charles
Glow-discharged titanium implants, with a presumed high surface energy, and conventionally prepared and sterilized titanium implants were inserted in the rabbit tibia and femur. The removal torque and histology were compared after 6 weeks in situ. No qualitative or quantitative differences were detected for implants with different preoperative preparation. The results indicate that the conventional implant treatment described is sufficient to give a surface condition with similar early healing responses as those observed with glow-discharge-treated implants.

Keywords: bone apposition, glow discharge, plasma cleaning, surface energy, titanium implants