Functional reconstruction of bones and joints by total joint replacement has become an attractive alternative to limb amputation. This paper addresses design of the stem to establish an optimal stem shape for a specific bone when its dimensions are known from x-rays, and to establish an optimal dimensional classification system.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1981|
|Event||Biomech Symp, Presented at the Jt ASME/ASCE Mech Conf - Boulder, CO, USA|
Duration: Jun 22 1981 → Jun 24 1981