Cutting Velocity Effects in Bone Sawing.

Pearlman, John.
2017-04-18T14:02:44.773Z

Abstract: Thermal necrosis, or the death of living cells through excessive heating, occurs commonly while cutting bone with the power saws used in orthopedic surgery. This effect has significant repercussions in joint arthroplasty procedures, where the bone interface prepared by sawing must remain viable. As a function of the energy expended during cutting, heat generation may be reduced by accomp... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011491
ID: tufts:20966
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