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Wear of knee prostheses
Authors Brockett C, Jennings, Fisher J
Received 29 November 2011
Accepted for publication 15 December 2011
Published 5 April 2012
Volume 2012:4 Pages 19—26
Review by Single-blind
Peer reviewer comments 3
Claire L Brockett, Louise M Jennings, John Fisher
Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Abstract: This paper describes how three different unique design solutions for artificial knee joints each provide extremely low wear and the potential for a 50-year osteolysis-free lifetime in high-demand patients. Each of the three low-wearing prosthetic design solutions provides a different and distinctive functional solution for the patient and surgeon.
Keywords: artificial knee joint, prostheses, wear
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