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Biomechanics of Hip Arthroplasty

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Tribology in Total Hip Arthroplasty

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The biomechanics of the hip joint has been of great interest to researchers and clinicians since the early days of anatomical studies. Julius Wolff addressed the relation between the inner architecture of the bone and the functional loading already in the nineteenth century [31] and Friedrich Pauwels built the foundation for a mechanical approach to understand joint loading 65 years later [24].

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Morlock, M.M., Bishop, N., Huber, G. (2011). Biomechanics of Hip Arthroplasty. In: Knahr, K. (eds) Tribology in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19429-0_2

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