The direction of the resultant force in total prosthetic replacement of the hip joint

@article{Elson1968TheDO,
  title={The direction of the resultant force in total prosthetic replacement of the hip joint},
  author={Rebecca A. W. Elson and John Charnley},
  journal={Medical and biological engineering},
  year={1968},
  volume={6},
  pages={19-27}
}
1. The direction of wear encountered in soft p.t.f.e. sockets used in a now obsolete type of arthroplasty was measured in 37 patients. 2. The direction of wear in the majority of cases lay in a direction inclined 10° to 15° away from the vertical and towards the mid-line of the body. 3. It is presumed that this indicates the direction of the average… CONTINUE READING