BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Evaluation of Osseous Integration of PVD-Silver-Coated Hip Prostheses in a Canine Model

Figure 1

SEM of titanium discs: upper row shows uncoated titanium disc topography in micro- (left) and nanoscale (right); row below shows silver-coated titanium disc topography with no alterations in the microscale but a slightly smoothend appearance of the surface contour without perceptible changes in topography in the nanoscale.