Principles of Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Surgery

Golish, S. Raymond; Mihalko, William M.
January 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;1/19/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 2, p207
Academic Journal
The article discusses the biomaterials and biomechanical principles in orthopaedic surgery. It explains the need for surgeons to understand orthopaedic implant technology to enhance basic knowledge of mechanics and to understand the mechanical properties of materials. It also provides the stress-strain diagram, which shows the static and mechanical behavior of elastic, viscoelastic, and plastic systems and the corrosion resistance of an implant.


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