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Keywords: yield stressClose
Journal: Journal of Medical Devices
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Med. Devices. June 2007, 1(2): 176–179.
Published Online: December 12, 2006
... to the intact case, were smaller. The predicted facet loads decreased up to 25.7% in extension and 25.1% in bending at the implanted level as compared to intact spine segment. For all of the loading modes, the stresses in both implant designs were less than the yield stress of titanium. Therefore, the implants...