Biomechanics of Local Articular Incongruitiesby Thomas D. Brown, Univ of Iowa, Iowa City, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond
Abnormalities of intra-articular contact near sites of local surface incongruity are frequently associated with secondary osteoarthrosis. We here review a series of experimental and computational studies in which contact stress distributions have been mapped - as a function of the geometric severity of the local incongruity - for several situations of clinical interest.
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