Corrosion of Nitinol

Nitinol stent
Nitinol stent

Nitinol is a shape-memory superelastic alloy widely used for various kinds of surgery. In particular, nitinol is one of the best materials for the production of intracoronary and brain arterial stents. The reliability of such a stent is a matter of life for a patient, because malfunctions of almost any kind may result in lethal damages.