TITLE

An Experimental Model for Kinematic Analysis of the Knee

AUTHOR(S)
Victor, Jan; Van Glabbeek, Francis; Vander Sloten, Jos; Parizel, Paul M.; Somville, Johan; Bellemans, Johan
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p150
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on building and validating an integrated experimental model for kinematics of the knee. The study made use of computed tomography scanning, optical motion analysis, surgical navigation, and through a mechanical knee rig. Thirteen cadavers are used for testing in which one is for pilot experiment while the remaining are used for subsequent measurements. The methodology used has allowed accurate measurement of the femur, tibia, and patella position for knee kinematics.
ACCESSION #
45355102

 

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