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    • Reinforced polylactic acid for use in high strength biodegradable medical implants. 

      Chen, Yuanyuan; Geever, Luke; Higginbotham, Clement L.; Killion, John; Lyons, John; Devine, Declan M. (2016)
      Traditional medical implants, such as orthopedic screws, pins, and coronary stents, are almost exclusively metallic due to high mechanical strength requirements. However, issues related to the use of permanent metallic ...