Titanium plate there are two kinds of performance standards, GB GB/T3621-2007, GB/T13810-2007, B265, ASTM American Standard is ASTM F136, ASTM F67, AMS4928.
Patients who have metal plates, pins, and screws in the body are rightfully concerned about the safety and long-term effects of these devices left inside. Surgeons share those concerns but do not want to perform an additional surgery to remove them if unnecessary. Dr. Dennison zeroes in on titanium plates used to treat distal radius fractures.
Titanium is generally considered a safe metal to use in implantation but some studies have suggested that particulate titanium may cause health problems either at the site overlying the implant or in distant organs, particularly after frictional wear of a medical prosthesis.