By P. A. Revell
The ebook units the scene with introductory chapters on joint biomechanics and tribology, fabrics for joint alternative and their interactions with the physique, and regulatory concerns. half studies using metals and ceramics as joint substitute fabrics, joint layout, bone cements and cementless fixation suggestions, failure mechanisms and methods of predicting the life of alternative joints. The 3rd a part of the booklet summarises study on how prosthetic joints have interaction with the physique, together with organic motives of joint failure, sterilisation suggestions and using drug supply structures to augment joint substitute. the ultimate crew of chapters stories key matters in exchanging specific joints together with the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder and elbow in addition to advancements in intervertebral disc and tempero-mandibular joint substitute technology.
With its individual editor and overseas group of individuals, Joint substitute know-how is a regular reference for the engineering and fabrics clinical groups, in addition to surgeons looking the simplest remedy for his or her patients.
- Reviews joint biomechanics and tribology
- Considers using metals and ceramics as joint substitute fabrics, joint layout and bone cements
- Summarises study on prosthetic interplay with the body