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Structure and Healing of Bone as a Response to Continuous and Discontinuous Strain and Stress

  • H. Wagner
Conference paper

Abstract

The structure of bone tissue is a response to the forces of stress and strain, these control the disposition of the trabeculae in cancellous bone as well as the orientation of the Haversian systems in compact bone. A change of the direction of force causes an alteration of the bone structure.

Keywords

Bone Resorption Bone Tissue Cancellous Bone Femoral Shaft Compact Bone 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Wagner
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  1. 1.Orthopädische Universitätsklinik MünsterDeutschland

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