Finite Element Modelling of a Novel Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repairing Device

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A.Vairis; M.Petousis; N.Vidakis; G.Stefanoudakis; B.Kandyla;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology
  • Journal: Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review (issn: 1791-2377, eissn: 1791-2377)
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  • Subject: finite element modelling | TA1-2040 | Technology (General) | anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) | tendon graft | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | biomechanics | T1-995 | knee ligament repair
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

The knee anterior cruciate ligament which connects the femur to the tibia is often torn during sudden twisting motions resulting in knee instability with surgery being an effective treatment where the torn ligament is replaced with a graft. This study provides qua... View more
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