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Tribology & Biophysics of Artificial Joints
 
 

Tribology & Biophysics of Artificial Joints, 1st Edition

 
Tribology & Biophysics of Artificial Joints, 1st Edition, Pinchuk,ISBN9780444521620
 
 
 

  

Elsevier Science

9780444521620

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240 X 165

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USD 260.00
 
 

Description

Joint endoprosthetics - the science of implanting artificial joints into the human body - has been around since the 1960’s, and consistent advancements are leading to better practice, materials and mechanics.

The present book is devoted to the biophysics and effect of wear, friction and lubrication on artificial joints. The important aspects of biocompatibility and wear resistance are reviewed and a retrospective analysis of modern joint endoprosthetic designs is presented. Data on clinical aspects of endoprosthetics are cited in support of the text. Advancements in genetic engineering, and promising new techniques of designing bone and cartilage transplants are explored, and a critical comparison between tribological mechanisms of operation and natural joint functioning are made.

An exceptional resource for all specialists in orthopedy, biophysics, immunology and engineers engaged in developing artificial joints.

Readership

Researchers and specialists in engineering, orthopaedics, biophysics and immunology engaged in developing artificial joints as well as designers of new medical materials.

 Pinchuk

Affiliations and Expertise

Metal-Polymer Research Institute, Belarussian Academy of Sciences, Gomel, Belarus.

Tribology & Biophysics of Artificial Joints, 1st Edition

ARTHROLOGY AND JOINT ENDOPROSTHETICS
MATERIALS FOR JOINT ENDOPROSTHESES
DESIGNS OF JOINT ENDOPROSTHESES
SOME CLINICAL ASPECTS OF ENDOPROSTHETICS
TRIBOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF ENDOPROSTHETICS
SIMULATION OF CARTILAGE TISSUES
SIMULATION OF BIOPOTENTIALS IN JOINTS
EDVANCES IN JOINTS ENDOPROSTHETICS
 
 
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