volume 13, issue 4, P593-606 1979
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820130406
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Abstract: The durability of the bond strength developed between 2-cyanoacrylate esters and bone has been determined by aging specimens in water. One-day bond strength of the isobutyl and isomeric amyl 2-cyanoacrylates varied from 6.2 to 7.2 MPa. The strength of the bond decreased on storage or on thermocycling in water. Hydrolytic stability increased with increasing length of the alkyl ester group. After a six-month storage in water the various amyl 2-cyanoacrylates retained from 70% to 73% of their one-day bond strengt…

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