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Metallic Implant Surface Modifications

Strategies to reduce periprosthetic infections and enhance implant osteointegration

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Ananta Ghimire, Jordan D. Skelly and Jie Song. Micrococcal-nuclease-triggered on-demand release of vancomycin from Intramedullary implant coating eradicates Staphylococcus aureus infection in mouse femoral canals. ACS Central Science 2019, Dec 10; 5(12): 1929–1936.
 
Zhang B, Braun B, Skelly J, Ayers D, Song J. Significant Suppression of S. aureus Colonization on Intramedullary Ti6Al4V Implants Surface-grafted with Vancomycin-bearing Polymer Brushes. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2019 Jul 17; 11(32):28641-28647. PMID: 31313901.
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Liu P, Song J. Well-controlled ATRP of 2-(2-(2-Azidoethyoxy)ethoxy)ethyl Methacrylate for High-density Click Functionalization of Polymers and Metallic Substrates. J Polym Sci A Polym Chem. 2016 May 01; 54(9):1268-1277. PMID: 27616816.
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Liu P, Domingue E, Ayers DC, Song J. Modification of Ti6Al4V substrates with well-defined zwitterionic polysulfobetaine brushes for improved surface mineralization. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 May 28; 6(10):7141-52. PMID: 24828749.
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Liu P, Smits J, Ayers DC, Song J. Surface mineralization of Ti6Al4V substrates with calcium apatites for the retention and local delivery of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2. Acta Biomater. 2011 Sep; 7(9):3488-95. PMID: 21651998.
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