Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs.

R. W. Hood, T. M. Wright, T. Fukubayashi, A. H. Burstein

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the contact areas, pressure distribution patterns, and maximum pressures in twelve contemporary total knee designs. As experience has been gained with knee replacement in the last decade, the second generation total knee designs are now emerging in the two basic types: minimal conformity, and moderate conformity. The parameters of area and pressure in current prosthetic designs were measured and compared to the known physical properties of UHMWPE. (from paper)

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO (
PublisherAm. Soc. Mech. Engrs
Volume43 )
Publication statusPublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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Pressure distribution
Knee prostheses
Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes
Prosthetics
Physical properties

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Hood, R. W., Wright, T. M., Fukubayashi, T., & Burstein, A. H. (1981). Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs. In IN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO ( (Vol. 43 )). Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs.

Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs. / Hood, R. W.; Wright, T. M.; Fukubayashi, T.; Burstein, A. H.

IN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO (. Vol. 43 ) Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs, 1981.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hood, RW, Wright, TM, Fukubayashi, T & Burstein, AH 1981, Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs. in IN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO (. vol. 43 ), Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs.
Hood RW, Wright TM, Fukubayashi T, Burstein AH. Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs. In IN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO (. Vol. 43 ). Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs. 1981
Hood, R. W. ; Wright, T. M. ; Fukubayashi, T. ; Burstein, A. H. / Contact area and pressure distribution in contemporary total knee designs. IN: 1981 BIOMECHANICS SYMP., JOINT ASME/ASCE MECH. CONF., (BOULDER, U.S.A.: JUN. 22-24, 1981), W.C. VAN BUSKIRK; S.L.Y. WOO (. Vol. 43 ) Am. Soc. Mech. Engrs, 1981.
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