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ASTM Selected Technical Papers

Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement Devices

By
A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil.(Oxon)
A. Seth Greenwald, D.Phil.(Oxon)
Symposium Chairperson and STP Editor
1
Orthopaedic Research Laboratories
,
Cleveland, OH,
US
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Steven M. Kurtz, Ph.D.
Steven M. Kurtz, Ph.D.
Symposium Chairperson and STP Editor
2
Exponent, Inc.
,
Philadelphia, PA,
US
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Jack E. Lemons, Ph.D.
Jack E. Lemons, Ph.D.
Symposium Chairperson and STP Editor
3
University of Alabama at Birmingham
,
Birmingham, AL,
US
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William M. Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D.
William M. Mihalko, M.D., Ph.D.
Symposium Chairperson and STP Editor
4
Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, University of Tennessee
,
Memphis, TN,
US
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ISBN:
978-0-8031-7627-0
No. of Pages:
463
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
2015
Description

Get 29 papers that were presented by clinicians and scientists at an ASTM symposium held on November 10, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The purpose of symposium was to address best testing practices in the following areas:

• Characterization of Fretting, Taper Corrosion & Associated Adverse Tissue Reactions• What Do Retrievals Tell Us in Total Joint Arthroplasty (TJA)? • Contemporary & Evolving Test Methodologies • Design Parameters for Taper Connections in TJA

Gain insight into the evolving knowledge base of structural damage, component disassembly, metallic debris, and fretting, corrosion, and ion release.

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