The influence of stem positioning on bone strains in cementless total hip replacements


Bah, M., Browne, M., Xuan, B., Bryan, R. and Young, P. (2011) The influence of stem positioning on bone strains in cementless total hip replacements. In, 2011 Simpleware Users Meeting, Bristol, GB, 09 Nov 2011. 1pp.

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Bone stress fields can be now automatically generated under various loading conditions using CT-based Finite Element (FE) Analysis [1]. Accounting for the influence of implant positioning on bone strains, however, requires re-implanting the femur and re-simulating the corresponding FE models. This work combines Simpleware mesh refinement tool with a mesh morphing technique to automatically: (a) generate these models and (b) compute bone Von Mises total mechanical strains as the implant position varies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
R Medicine > RD Surgery
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and the Environment > Engineering Sciences > Bioengineering Research Group
ePrint ID: 208661
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2012 14:55
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:49
Research Funder: EPSRC
Projects:
Computational Methods to Predict the Robustness of Cementless Total Hip Replacements
Funded by: EPSRC (EP/E057705/1)
Led by: Martin Browne
8 October 2007 to 7 October 2010
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/208661

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