Biomechanics of Fracture Repair and Fracture Fixation

  • E. Y. S. Chao
  • H. T. Aro

Abstract

Knowledge of the basic biomechanical principles is essential throughout the care and management of patients with long-bone fractures. This starts from the evaluation of fracture mechanism and extends to the phase of treatment when the structural strength of the healed bone is evaluated after removal of the fixation device.

Keywords

Fatigue Titanium Porosity Migration Torque 

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