Silver containing calcium phosphate bone cement with Ag/Ca atomic ratio equal to 0.05: synthesis and characterization

  • Brahim Chafik El Idrissi University Ibn Tofail
  • Majda Fathi
  • Asmaa Massit
  • Salah-Eddin El Youbi
Keywords: calcium phosphate cement, Silver, setting time

Abstract

The introduction of silver into calcium phosphate bone cement (CPC) increases the strength and antimicrobial activity of the material. In this study, we synthesized silver-containing CPC by introducing silver phosphate salt Ag3PO4 in the cement powder with an Ag/Ca atomic ratio equal to 0.05. α-Tricalcium calcium phosphate (α-TCP, Ca3(PO4)2) and Hydroxyapatite (HA) were mixed with dicalcium phosphate dihydrate (DCPD, CaHPO4.2H2O) to form the cement powder. Deionized water (DI) solution was used as the cement fluid. CPC based on silver containing apatite phase was obtained. The phase composition and setting time of the cement was determined. The formation of apatite was verified by XRD and FTIR analysis, the initial and final setting times of the cement are 11 and 35 min.

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Author Biographies

Brahim Chafik El Idrissi, University Ibn Tofail

Team Materials Surfaces Interfaces, Laboratory Materials, and Energetics, Fac of Sciences, University Ibn Tofail, kenitra, Morocco

Majda Fathi

Laboratoire, Ingénierie des Matériaux et Environnement : Modélisation et Application Faculté des Sciences Ibn  Tofail , Kenitra, Maroc.

Asmaa Massit

Team Materials Surfaces Interfaces, Laboratory Materials, and Energetics, Fac of Sciences, University Ibn Tofail, kenitra, Morocco

Salah-Eddin El Youbi

Laboratoire, Ingénierie des Matériaux et Environnement : Modélisation et Application Faculté des Sciences Ibn  Tofail , Kenitra, Maroc.

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Published
2019-08-30
How to Cite
Chafik El Idrissi, B., Fathi, M., Massit, A., & El Youbi, S.-E. (2019). Silver containing calcium phosphate bone cement with Ag/Ca atomic ratio equal to 0.05: synthesis and characterization. To Chemistry Journal, 3, 9-14. Retrieved from http://purkh.com/index.php/tochem/article/view/394
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