Finite Element Analysis on the Mechanical Effect of a Roughened Stem for Cemented Hip Prosthesis
Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on
By Fu-Chai Chang, Jui-Ping Hung, Yuan-Lung Lai
Issue Date:April 2009
The bonding strength of stem/cement interfaces is crucial for the long-term performance of total hip prosthesis. For improving the fixation strength, the metallic prostheses have been textured proximally, or roughened. To investigate the mechanical effect ...