artificial joint

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a metal or plastic part that is surgically implanted to replace a natural joint (possibly elbow or wrist but usually hip or knee)

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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 29, 2019-: Artificial Joints Market to Surge at a Robust Pace in Terms of Revenue 2018 - 2026
Currently, Kyocera manufactures medical products, including artificial joints and dental implants, primarily for the Japanese market.
It is imperative for Chinese artificial joint replacement registration system (In Chinese).
South Korean and Qatari doctors will have the opportunity to share their expertise and experiences on liver transplantation, cardiology and orthopaedics (especially artificial joints) at a medical forum on November 30 at the Hamad General Hospital, the Korean embassy has announced.
Nasar's experience as a mechanical engineer gives him an intimate knowledge of the design and function of artificial joint prostheses allowing him to select the most appropriate device for each patient.
It was found that the artificial joint carries the center of the gravity in a different place in comparison with the normal knee, and as a result the gravity line stays within the base of support during gait so that the risk of falls will not increase [21-24] ( Figure 1).
ISLAMABAD, March 15, 2012 (Balochistan Times): British experts at the worlds biggest artificial joint registry said doctors should stop using metal-on-metal hip replacements, citing an analysis showing they have to be fixed or replaced more often than other implants.
Simulator machines are designed to test the function and durability of implants by recreating the loads and movements of almost any activity so the response of an artificial joint can be evaluated.
This can lead to early wear and loosening of the artificial joint (like the car tyres wearing faster if not properly aligned).
The magnitude and distribution of stress and displacement in this course become more important in order to understand the working status of the artificial joint. The dynamic process analysis is the key point of this work which can benefit the evaluation and redesign of artificial joint.
When individuals with this injury are young, they add, joint replacement "may not provide sufficient longevity," due to loosening or wear of the artificial joint or progression of arthritis.
The last resort to overcome these problems is the implant of an artificial joint. The use of such implants, i.e artificial knees, hips, elbows, ankles, etc., has been growing rapidly all over the world.
The technology center in Connecticut will be designed to serve users in both aircraft and medical industries, such as artificial joint manufacturers.
The bones are covered with closely-fitting implants that cover the worn cartilage to form an artificial joint. The op is most often carried out in people whose knees are affected by osteoarthritis.
These cells can form the base for regenerated tissue around an artificial joint and protect it from attack by immune cells.
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