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Biomedical Science and Engineering. 2017, 5(2), 14-18
DOI: 10.12691/bse-5-2-2
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Does Temperature Effects the Growth of Microcracks in a Broken Femur with a Prosthetic Device AMBI?

Mary Tsili1, and D. Zacharopoulos1

1Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece

Pub. Date: July 20, 2017

Cite this paper:
Mary Tsili and D. Zacharopoulos. Does Temperature Effects the Growth of Microcracks in a Broken Femur with a Prosthetic Device AMBI?. Biomedical Science and Engineering. 2017; 5(2):14-18. doi: 10.12691/bse-5-2-2

Abstract

In present paper we considered if temperature effects the growth of microcracks in a broken femur with AMBI. We studied three particularly points of fracture. We used theory of adaptive elasticity neglecting and accounting temperature and energy density theory. We showed for both cases: that after a long time femur locally at points of our interest: i) will be (quickly or normally or delayed) united. Our results are verified by clinical studies. We concluded that temperature plays no role to growth of microcracks.

Keywords:
broken femur with AMBI particularly points of fracture theory of adaptive elasticity density energy theory temperature microcracks

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