J. Phys. IV France
Volume 112, October 2003
|Page(s)||1133 - 1136|
J. Phys. IV France 112 (2003) 1133
Application of high-pushing-force NiTi for minimal access surgeryC. Song, T.G. Frank and A. Cuschieri
Department of Surgery & Molecular Oncology, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, U.K.
High pushing force NiTi is a brand new material suitable for applications of medical guidewire. lt bas high stiffness, but it has no yield point, does not show superelastic plateau, and the residual strain after 4% strain is very small. High pushing force NiTi also shows stable characteristics at any temperature, i.e. its physical properties do not change according to the thermal environment conditions.
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