A Comparative Finite-Element Analysis of Bone Failure and Load Transfer of Osseointegrated Prostheses Fixations

@inproceedings{Tomaszewski2010ACF,
  title={A Comparative Finite-Element Analysis of Bone Failure and Load Transfer of Osseointegrated Prostheses Fixations},
  author={Pawel Krzysztof Tomaszewski and Nico Verdonschot and Sjoerd K. Bulstra and G. J. Verkerke},
  booktitle={Annals of Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2010}
}
An alternative solution to conventional stump–socket prosthetic limb attachment is offered by direct skeletal fixation. This study aimed to assess two percutaneous trans-femoral implants, the OPRA system (Integrum AB, Göteborg, Sweden), and the ISP Endo/Exo prosthesis (ESKA Implants AG, Lübeck, Germany) on bone failure and stem–bone interface mechanics both early post-operative (before bony ingrowth) and after full bone ingrowth. Moreover, mechanical consequences of implantation of those… CONTINUE READING