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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027519.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Eric A. Nickel; Andrew Hansen; Steven A. Gard 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 biomechanics prosthetics wear The anatomical ankle is capable of providing adaptation to sloped surfaces, a function that is unavailable in most traditional lower limb prostheses. Commercially available...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027505.
Published Online: June 30, 2009
...B. Pereles; E. Tan; K. Ong There is a need to measure contact pressures at the femoral component and tibia plate of a knee arthroplasty implant to determine the wear and tear of the polyethylene (PE) insert of the implant. Today, most pressure monitoring systems for knee arthroplasty implants...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2008, 2(4): 041005.
Published Online: November 6, 2008
...J. P. Kretzer; E. Jakubowitz; K. Hofmann; C. Heisel; J. A. Kleinhans; M. Thomsen To determine the wear behavior of knee endoprostheses, implants are tested in knee simulators before being introduced to the market. Implants may undergo mechanical failure and wear debris is generated. The magnitude...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027551.
Published Online: June 25, 2008
... polyethylene insert is placed between the two components. The wear and tear of the polyethylene insert is considered a threat to the long-term survival of many knee implants. We have designed a wireless, implantable strain sensor to study the stresses experienced by the polyethylene insert. The sensor, which...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027549.
Published Online: June 25, 2008
...-high molecular weight polyethylene contact elements, undergoing a normal walking gait to predict kinematics, forces and the resulting wear patterns. 25 06 2008 alloy steel biomedical materials bone elasticity finite element analysis gait analysis orthopaedics prosthetics...