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  1. The History, Technical Specifications and Efficacy of Plasma Spray Coatings Applied to Joint Replacement Prostheses, McCabe A, Pickford M and Shawcross J Reconstructive Review, pp 19-26, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2016.
  2. Coating validation technical files retained by Accentus Medical.
  3. Assessment of early osteo-integration as a function of coating material in rabbit femoral implants :Report BR/JF/06 prepared by AEA Technology August 2002.
  4. National registries – e.g. National Joint Registry (, Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry (
  5. Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (
  6. Guidance for Industry on the testing of metallic plasma sprayed coatings on Orthopaedic implants to support reconsideration of post-market surveillance Requirements, US Food and Drug Administration – February 2000.
  7. 510 K information needed for hydroxyapatite coatings, US Food and Drug Administration – revised February 1997.
  8. National Professional Pilot Implementation Of The Principles of the ‘Getting it right first time’ Report, Professor Tim Briggs (
  9. International Consensus Meeting (ICM) on Musculoskeletal Infection (
  10. Osseointegration of Silver Treated Titanium Alloy, UCL Institute of Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Science poster presentation to Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach California, 2011, Coathup MJ, Shawcross J, Scarsbrook C, Korda M, Hanoun A, Pickford M, Agg P, Blunn GW.
  11. Retrospective Evaluation of the Incidence of Early Periprosthetic Infection with Silver-Treated Custom Endoprostheses in High Risk Patients: Case Control Study, Bone & Joint Journal, 2015; 97-B: 252-7. Wafa H, Grimer RJ, Reddy K, Jeys L, Abudu A, Carter SR and Tillman RM.
  12. Application of Acusure Ag® coating to custom Endo-Exo prostheses, Signature Orthopaedics (