Wear test nucleus replacement - ISO 18192-2

ISO 18192-2 - Implants for surgery — Wear of total intervertebral spinal disc prostheses — Part 2: Nucleus replacements


This part of ISO 18192 series of standards defines a test procedure for lumbar and cervical spinal nucleus prostheses under the relative angular movement conditions specified by ISO 18192-1. The method includes wear and fatigue testing. Additional mechanical tests such as creep tests can be required.