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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

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/ORR.S28660

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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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