BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

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

Figure 5

V7 ROI 8, 12 months after surgery: X-ray in v/d recumbency showing (a) loosening of the stem, (b) histological analysis in overview and detail of ROI 8, and toluidine blue staining. 10x magnification: (b, c) osseous ingrowth on 0% of the stem circumference and (d) LA-ICP-MS scan of ROI 6 displaying the overlay images of titanium (Ti) and silver (Ag).