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Instrumentation for measuring the tensile properties of femoral cortical bone

  • R. P. Dickenson
  • W. C. Hutton
Technical Note

Keywords

Bone Instrumentation Tensile strength 

References

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Copyright information

© International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. P. Dickenson
    • 1
  • W. C. Hutton
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Engineering Group Division of EngineeringPolytechnic of Central LondonLondonEngland

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