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Author: Bernd Grimm

 

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF

MORSELLISED BONE GRAFT AND

SYNTHETIC GRAFT EXTENDERS FOR

IMPACTION GRAFTING.

 

University of Bath, U.K. 2003

Supervision:

Dr I.G. Turner

Prof A.W. Miles

 

Industrial Sponsorship

StrykerHowmedicaOsteonics

 

 

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Title

Acknowledgements

Abstract

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Background

3 Bone graft preparation

4 Die-plunger compression test

 

5 Shear testing

6 Ovine tube stem model

7 Human scaled tube-cone model

8 Comparison. mat. properties & endurance testing

9 Conclusions

10 Glossary

11 References

12 List of illustrations

13 Appendix

 

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Bernd Grimm

Email: mail@berndgrimm.com

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