volume 9, issue 4, P221-225 1975
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820090424
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Abstract: Three resins which include poly (methyl methacrylate), surgical Simplex P, and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene were selected to be evaluated as candidate systems for a polymer based composite for hard tissue prosthesis. Characterization of the mechanical behavior of these polymers in different environments including in vitro and in vivo storage was accomplished. As a result, conclusions were made as to which material maintained the least amount of mechanical variance as influenced by environmental effe…

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