The mechanical stability of an orthopedic implant is essential for optimal function and outcome. Implant design and theories about fixation have changed greatly over the years, but what does remain is a belief in the importance of achieving both primary stability and secondary stability.
|Title of host publication||Bone-Implant Interface in Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Subtitle of host publication||Basic Science to Clinical Applications|
|Place of Publication||London, U. K.|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Oct 2013|