Early and late mechanical stability of the cementless bone-implant interface in total joint arthroplasty

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBone-Implant Interface in Orthopaedic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationBasic Science to Clinical Applications
EditorsTheofilos Karachalios
Place of PublicationLondon, U. K.
PublisherSpringer
Pages13-26
ISBN (Electronic)9781447154099
ISBN (Print)9781447154082
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Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2013

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Pegg, E. C., Mellon, S. J., & Gill, H. S. (2013). Early and late mechanical stability of the cementless bone-implant interface in total joint arthroplasty. In T. Karachalios (Ed.), Bone-Implant Interface in Orthopaedic Surgery: Basic Science to Clinical Applications (pp. 13-26). London, U. K.: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5409-9_2