Computational Biomechanics of the Hip Joint, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642387772
  • ISBN-13: 9783642387777
  • DDC: 617.581059
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 113 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book presents analyses of theĀ  most commonly reported failure modes of hip stems: loosening and thigh pain; both are attributed to the relative motion and instability at the bone-implant interface due to failure to achieve sufficient primary fixation. The book investigates various factors that could affect primary stability and therefore the long-term outcome of hip arthroplasty. The results complement experimental work carried out in this area as in-vitro experiments have several limitations that could be addressed through computer simulations.