This study indicates that titanium is unsuitable as a biomaterial in devices which are in direct contact with blood for a prolonged period.
OTHER METALS CAN INDUCE HYPOFIBRINOLYSIS
(Cadmium, Lead, Nickel, Mercury… can accumulate in the jawbones especially mercury)
Author & Reference
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