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Bioresorbable plates and screws ASTM F2502

Normative References  

ASTM F2502: Standard Specification and Test Methods for Bioabsorbable Plates and Screws for Internal Fixation Implants.

This specification and test methods covers a mechanical characterization reference for hydrolytically degradable polymer resin (from this point on referenced as “bioabsorbable”) plates and screws for orthopedic internal fixation. The test methods correspond to ASTM F543 and F382 with special focus on the characteristics of resorbable materials.