Biomechanical Aspects of Orthopaedic Implants

  • I. L. Paul
  • E. L. Radin
  • R. M. Rose


Total joint replacement prostheses for implantation into human beings have been developed for the hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints. New designs and modifications of old designs are presently appearing at an increasing rate. There are well over thirty different hip prostheses (and almost as many knees) implanted in patients.


Femoral Head Femoral Shaft None None Orthopaedic Implant Frictional Torque 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. L. Paul
  • E. L. Radin
  • R. M. Rose
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering in Living Systems LaboratoriesMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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