Design and Optimization of Resorbable Silk Internal Fixation Devices.

Haas, Dylan.
2017-04-20T13:58:03.197Z

Abstract: Limitations of current material options for internal fracture fixation devices have resulted in a large gap between user needs and hardware function. Metal systems offer robust mechanical strength and ease of implantation but require secondary surgery for removal and/or result in long-term complications (infection, palpability, sensitivity, etc.). Current resorbable devices eliminate the... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011967
ID: tufts:21441
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