Vibration-assisted bone-graft compaction in impaction bone grafting of the femur
Bolland, B.J.R.F, New, A.M.R., Madabhushi, S.P.G., Oreffo, R.O.C. and Dunlop, D.G. (2007) Vibration-assisted bone-graft compaction in impaction bone grafting of the femur. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume, 89-B, (5), 686-692. (doi:10.1302/0301-620X.89B5.18695).
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The complications of impaction bone grafting in revision hip replacement includes fracture of the femur and subsidence of the prosthesis. In this in vitro study we aimed to investigate whether the use of vibration, combined with a perforated tamp during the compaction of morsellised allograft would reduce peak loads and hoop strains in the femur as a surrogate marker of the risk of fracture and whether it would also improve graft compaction and prosthetic stability.
We found that the peak loads and hoop strains transmitted to the femoral cortex during graft compaction and subsidence of the stem in subsequent mechanical testing were reduced. This innovative technique has the potential to reduce the risk of intra-operative fracture and to improve graft compaction and therefore prosthetic stability.
|Keywords:||complications, femur, femoral fractures, hospitals, risk, replacement, research, arthroplasty, bone transplantation, vibration, hip, in-vitro, prevention & control, methods, mechanical, bone, materials testing, stress, prosthesis failure, reoperation, hip, humans, surgery|
|Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Q Science > QP Physiology
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Bioengineering Sciences
|Date Deposited:||13 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:32|
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