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Modelling of the Human Hip Joint, in its Healthy Osteoarthritic State and the Design of an Optimal Hip Resurfacing Device

Project Member(s): Ben-Nissan, B.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Orthoplan Pty Ltd (Orthoplan Partnership funding)

Start year: 2003

Summary: Hip resurfacing is a recently developed alternative to total hip replacements for sufferers of degenetative joint disease such as osteoarthritis. Aims to improve the effectiveness and long term durability of this important surgical procedure.

Keywords: Biomaterials Implant Design Modelling Finite Element Analysis Resurfacing Human Hip Joint

FOR Codes: Biomechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Orthopaedics, Skeletal system and disorders (incl. arthritis), Surgical methods and procedures, Medical instrumentation, Medical Instruments