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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. July 2009, 131(3): 031201.
Published Online: May 26, 2009
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. January 2009, 131(1): 011201.
Published Online: December 2, 2008
... resistance of the prosthesis. The study was funded by the Academy of Finland through the research project “Biotribology of Prosthetic Joints.” biomechanics bone friction prosthetics wear hip joint simulator friction total hip prosthesis ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. January 2008, 130(1): 011007.
Published Online: December 17, 2007
.... 08 12 2006 12 09 2007 17 12 2007 Over one million artificial hip joints are implanted worldwide each year ( 1 ). However, one current problem is the adverse biological reaction caused by wear and wear particles, finally leading to loosening of prosthetic components, particularly...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. April 2007, 129(2): 326–335.
Published Online: November 14, 2006
... 2006 polymers cobalt alloys chromium alloys prosthetics biomechanics lubrication wear rolling friction sliding friction creep elasticity differential equations Newton-Raphson method knee prosthesis oscillatory contact wear UHMWPE elastohydrodynamic lubrication Total...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. April 2006, 128(2): 275–281.
Published Online: November 21, 2005
... and pitting does not necessarily mean large material loss. wear prosthetics biomechanics polymers bone cobalt alloys chromium alloys One of the most remarkable joints in the human body is the knee. In a healthy knee, the bones are covered with articular cartilage and the contact...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Tribol. April 2006, 128(2): 436–441.
Published Online: November 4, 2005
... , D. C. , 1981 , “ The Wear Particles of Synovial Fluid: Their Ferrographic Analysis and Pathophysiological Significance ,” Bull. Prosthet. Res. 0007-506X , BPR 10-36 , pp. 13 – 26 . Evans , C. H. , Bowen , E. R. , Bowen , J. , Tew , W. P. , and Westcott , V. C...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. January 2006, 128(1): 113–121.
Published Online: July 6, 2005
.... Thus, there are several differences between the two articulations, leading to different types of molecule likely providing good lubrication. These differences are summarized in Fig. 6 . 02 03 2004 06 07 2005 friction wear polymers prosthetics biomechanics biomedical materials...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. October 2005, 127(4): 740–749.
Published Online: June 1, 2005
... , “ A Multi-Directional Motion Pin-On-Disk Test Method for Prosthetic Joint Materials ,” J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 0021-9304 , 41 , pp. 58 – 64 . Bradgon , C. R. , O’Connor , D. O. , Lowenstein , J. D. , Jasty , M. , Biggs , S. A. , and Harris , W. H. , 2001 , “ A New...
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Article Type: Article
J. Tribol. April 2005, 127(2): 273–279.
Published Online: April 7, 2005
..., joint failure. Consequently, microstructure modification of UHMWPE is essential for extending the longevity of orthopedic implants. wear wear resistance transmission electron microscopy scanning electron microscopy prosthetics gamma-ray effects In a previous investigation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Tribol. October 2005, 127(4): 729–739.
Published Online: March 22, 2005
... of both the cup inclination angle and the combined flexion-extension and internal-external rotation on the lubrication were analyzed. 17 03 2004 22 03 2005 polymers lubrication prosthetics biomedical materials biomechanics physiological models orthopaedics Elastohydrodynamic...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. April 2004, 126(2): 380–385.
Published Online: April 19, 2004
... surface cracks fracture fatigue oxidation failure (mechanical) fatigue testing prosthetics Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE or polyethylene) has been employed as a bearing surface in total joint replacements since the 1960s. Typically, total joint arthroplasty involves...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. April 2004, 126(2): 386–394.
Published Online: April 19, 2004
... February 2003 21 July 2003 19 04 2004 polymers polymer structure gamma-ray effects biomedical materials prosthetics indentation sliding friction biomechanics molecular weight creep transmission electron microscopy wear resistance scanning electron microscopy Total...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. July 2003, 125(3): 638–642.
Published Online: June 19, 2003
...Vesa Saikko In the wear testing of prosthetic joints, the optimal lubricant protein concentration is disputed. The effect of protein concentration of calf serum based lubricant on the wear of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene against CoCr was studied with a 12-station, circularly translating...
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Article Type: Research Workshop
J. Tribol. April 2003, 125(2): 217–222.
Published Online: March 19, 2003
...Michael D. Bryant; Thierry Blanchet; Q. Jane Wang; Timothy C. Ovaert; Ali Erdemir,; George R. Fenske, and; Roger B. Poeppel; Tabrez Ebrahim 19 03 2003 tribology biomedical materials dentistry prosthetics cardiology biomedical equipment professional communication...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. January 2002, 124(1): 1–4.
Published Online: May 29, 2001
.... 22 October 2001 26 February 2001 29 May 2001 prosthetics orthopaedics machine bearings lubrication tribology Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene bearing materials for human joint replacements are commonly tested using hip and knee simulator machines with bovine...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. January 2000, 122(1): 323–331.
Published Online: June 30, 1999
..., Orlando, FL, October 10–13, 1999. Manuscript received by the Tribology Division February 2, 1999; revised manuscript received June 30, 1999. Paper No. 99-Trib-27. Associate Technical Editor. T. C. Ovaert. 10 October 1999 02 February 1999 30 June 1999 prosthetics artificial limbs...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Tribol. January 2000, 122(1): 332–339.
Published Online: June 30, 1999
... during oscillatory rolling/sliding contact. polymers prosthetics artificial limbs wear testing oxidation fatigue cracks failure (mechanical) 10 October 1999 01 March 1999 30 June 1999 Contributed by the Tribology Division of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL...