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By Jay R Lieberman MD

ISBN-10: 0892033622

ISBN-13: 9780892033621

Designed to organize orthopaedic citizens for the Orthopaedic In education examination (OITE), and the yankee Board of Orthopaedic surgical procedure (ABOS) Board Certification exam, this publication is gifted in an easy-to-read define structure for speedy evaluate and prepared entry to special proof. Dr. Lieberman and his editorial staff of Board-certified orthopaedic surgeons constructed this thorough textual content in a concise define structure, supplying you with prepared entry to the $64000 proof and a brief bulleted evaluate of the techniques you want to know.AAOS accomplished Orthopaedic evaluation deals sweeping insurance of the center of orthopaedic wisdom that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties. collected in a single handy and finished textual content, you can find the categorical info you must organize in your exam. geared up by means of area of expertise, all the 122 chapters is loaded with colour pictures, illustrations, tables, and charts to aid the cloth and assist you preserve the knowledge

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Corrosion can weaken implants and release products that can adversely affect biocompatibility and cause pain, swelling, and destruction of nearby tissue. C. Orthopaedic devices can be susceptible to several modes of corrosion. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS corrosion in which pits form on the metal surface. 5. Degradation of orthopedic biomaterials such as polymers a. This is a form of corrosion resulting from ex- posure to harsh environments. b. Most common: oxidating degradation of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) components for total joint arthroplasty.

Hydrogels have low coefficients of friction and time-dependent mechanical properties that can be varied through altering the material’s composition and structure. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS Ceramics 1. Ceramics are solid, inorganic compounds con- sisting of metallic and nonmetallic elements held together by ionic or covalent bonds. 2. Ceramics include compounds such as silica (SiO2) and alumina (Al2O3). 3. Ceramics are typically three-dimensional arrays of positively charged metal ions and negatively charged nonmetal ions such as oxygen.

4. Several alloys are commonly used in orthopaedics OF b. Cobalt alloys i. The predominant fabrication technique is casting. (Table 2). AMERICAN ACADEMY 1: Basic Science Metal ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS AAOS COMPREHENSIVE ORTHOPAEDIC REVIEW 25 Section 1: Basic Science ii. Cobalt alloys are among the strongest ortho- paedic implant materials and are suitable for high-load applications that require longevity. c. Titanium and its alloys i. Pure titanium is typically used for fracture fixation where large loads are not expected (eg, maxillofacial, wrist, phalanges).

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