Mechanical Characterization of Femoral Cartilage Under Unicompartimental Osteoarthritis

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Vidal-Lesso, A.; Ledesma-Orozco, E.; Daza-Benítez, L.; Lesso-Arroyo, R.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Sociedad Mexicana de Ingeniería Mecánica
  • Subject: osteoarthritis | cartilage | mechanical properties | knee joint | biomechanics | osteoartritis | cartílago | propiedades mecánicas | rodilla | biomecánica

The aim of this study was to determine the mechanical properties and thickness of articular cartilage in the unaffected femoral regions in cases of unicompartimental osteoarthritis on the knees. The specimens were tested using a 3mm plane-ended cylindrical indenter and ... View more
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