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

Second generation total knee designs are of two basic types: minimal conformity, and moderate conformity. The authors measured the parameters of areas and pressure in current prosthetic designs and compared them to the physical properties of UHMWPE.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD
PublisherASME
Pages233-236
Number of pages4
Volume43
Publication statusPublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomech Symp, Presented at the Jt ASME/ASCE Mech Conf - Boulder, CO, USA
Duration: 1981 Jun 221981 Jun 24

Other

OtherBiomech Symp, Presented at the Jt ASME/ASCE Mech Conf
CityBoulder, CO, USA
Period81/6/2281/6/24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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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 American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD (Vol. 43, pp. 233-236). ASME.