Radiology and Some of the Mechanical Principles of Orthopedic Surgery
An understanding of the radiology of orthopedic procedures depends on an understanding of some of the mechanical features of these procedures, of the appliances, and of the biomechanics of bone. The greater one’s understanding of these principles, the greater one’s potential understanding of orthopedic radiology. This chapter will deal with some of the mechanical features of orthopedic procedures and with the mechanical structures of particular appliances and these appliances’ biomechanical effects on bone.
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