Browse Publications Technical Papers 2003-01-0162
2003-03-03

Implantation Design Guidelines for Instrumenting the Cadaveric Lower Extremity to Transduce Femur Loads and Tibial Forces and Moments 2003-01-0162

Numerous studies have documented the implantation of a 6-axis load cell in series with the tibial shaft and a limited number of studies have instrumented the femur for uniaxial load transduction. We are unaware of a single study seeking to instrument both anatomical segments. In addition, while the instrumentation processes have been described in textural and graphical detail, the dimensions and material choices for preparation jigs, potting cups, etc. are typically not given. In the current study, we have reviewed the available literature and have developed a modified preparation and implantation methodology. We also include complete designs appropriate for a reproduction of our process or modification of the methodology by the reader. The robustness of our technique was verified in a companion study in which whole, unembalmed cadavers were subjected to a HYGE frontal sled test without compromise of the instrumentation.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
STANDARD

V-Belts and Pulleys

J636_201912

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Narrow Object Impact Analysis and Comparison with Flat Barrier Impacts

2002-01-0552

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Development and Validation of a Synthetic Eye and Orbit for Estimating the Potential for Globe Rupture Due to Specific Impact Conditions

2007-22-0016

View Details

X