Lecture241 - Press-fit Hip Implant Inclass Exercise I...

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OBJECTIVES Total Hip Arthroplasty Types Surgical Procedure Mechanical evaluation results & common causes of failure.
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Types of Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Press Fit Prosthesis is inserted/press-fitted into the bone without a bonding agent at the bone-implant interface Suitable for patients with healthy/thicker bones (Younger patients) Cemented A bonding agent (bone cement) is used as an interface between the bone and the implant Suitable for older patients with lower bone mass
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Hip Arthroplasty Video
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Unformatted text preview: Press-fit Hip Implant Inclass Exercise I Individually list and rate the anticipated reasons of THA failure (5 minutes). Meet as group of four and rank order the causes of THA failure (5 minutes). Using in vitro mechanical testing as a tool, design and explain a test to mechanically evaluate the success of THA (10 minutes) Total Hip Arthoplasty Mechanical Evaluation Inclass Exercise III Form a group of two/three and follow the instructions in the handout 30 minutes...
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2008 for the course BMED 4540 taught by Professor Vashishth during the Fall '07 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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