Computational Steering for Patient-Specific Implant Planning in Orthopedics

  title={Computational Steering for Patient-Specific Implant Planning in Orthopedics},
  author={Christian Dick and Joachim Georgii and Rainer Burgkart and R{\"u}diger Westermann},
Fast and reliable methods for predicting and monitoring in-vivo bone strength are of great importance for hip joint replacement. To avoid adaptive remodeling with cortical thinning and increased porosity of the bone due to stress shielding, in a preoperative planning process the optimal implant design, size, and position has to be determined. This process involves interactive implant positioning within the bone as well as simulation and visualization of the stress within bone and implant due to… 

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