ISO 12189: Implants for surgery - Mechanical testing of implantable spinal devices - Fatigue test method for spinal implant assemblies using an anterior support.
This test method describes fatigue testing of spinal constructs using an anterior supported model. The test method is intended for implants being hinged or too flexible to be loaded according to ASTM F1717. A typical test involves n=6 constructs and a run-out cycle number of 5 million. See also ASTM F2624.