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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

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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


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.

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

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