Vertebrectomy model - ASTM F1717

Standard test methods for spinal implant constructs in a vertebrectomy model


The ASTM F1717 standard covers the methods for the static and fatigue testing of spinal implant assemblies in a vertebrectomy model.

The following test methods are described:

  • Static and dynamic compression bending test
  • Static tensile bending test
  • Static torsion test