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Stress Analysis of PIP Joints using the Three-Dimensional Finite Element Method

  • Hiroyuki Hashizume
  • Takeshi Akagi
  • Hiroyoshi Watanabe
  • Hajime Inoue
  • Takashi Ogura
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 256)

Abstract

Fracture dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) are caused by indirect force from the finger tip running parallel to the longitudinal axis of the finger. However, onset mechanisms of the fracture dislocation are still obscure.

Keywords

Subchondral Bone Neutral Position Concentrate Stress Finite Element Method Model Proximal Phalanx 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroyuki Hashizume
    • 1
  • Takeshi Akagi
    • 1
  • Hiroyoshi Watanabe
    • 1
  • Hajime Inoue
    • 1
  • Takashi Ogura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryOkayama University Medical SchoolOkayama City, Okayama 700Japan

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