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The Influence of knee Coronal Angle on knee Joint Loading

  • F. Johnson
  • W. Waugh
Part of the Strathclyde Bioengineering Seminars book series (KESE)

Summary

A technique of load analysis, based on the methods of Harrington and Morrison, which permits rapid estimation of knee joint forces is presented. Results are reported for 120 patients with a range of knee deformities.

Keywords

Arthritis Adduct Osteoarthritis Talcum Powder Photography 

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© Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde 1979

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  • F. Johnson
  • W. Waugh

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