AMTI Joint Motion Simulators

Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical MaterialsEquipment used: Ortho-POD - www.amti.biz/ortho-pod.aspx

D. Baykal, J.S. Day, D.J. Jaekel, J. Katta, K. Mansmann, S.M. Kurtz, Tribological evaluation of hydrogel articulations for joint arthroplasty applications, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 14, October 2012, Pages 39-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.05.012

Keywords: Hydrogel; Artificial cartilage; Tribology; Wear; Pin-on-disk testing

Journal of Bone and Joint SurgeryEquipment used: ADL Knee Simulator - www.amti.biz/knee-simulator.aspx

Influence of Test Frequency and Serum Replacing Interval on The Polyethylene Wear Rate in Knee Wear Simulator Tests; Joern Reinders, Robert Sonntag, Rudi Bitsch, Sebastian Jaeger, Johannes S. Rieger, and J. Philippe Kretzer. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2012 94-B:(SUPP XL) 153.

http://www.bjjprocs.boneandjoint.org.uk/content/94-B/SUPP_XL/153.abstract

Keywords: n/a

Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical EngineeringEquipment used: ADL Force 5 - www.amti.biz/adl-force5.aspx

The development, calibration and validation of a numerical total knee replacement kinematics simulator considering laxity and unconstrained flexion motions Ryan Willing, Il Yong Kim Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering Vol. 15, Iss. 6, 2012

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10255842.2010.550888

Keywords: total knee replacement, multibody analysis, kinematics, laxity, optimisation

Journal of ArthroplastyEquipment used: ADL Knee Simulator - www.amti.biz/knee-simulator.aspx

Knee Simulator Wear of Vitamin E Stabilized Irradiated Ultrahigh Molecular Weight PolyethyleneBrad R. Micheli, Keith K. Wannomae, Andrew J. Lozynsky, Steven D. Christensen, Orhun K. MuratogluThe Journal of arthroplasty 1 January 2012 (volume 27 issue 1 Pages 95-104 DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2011.03.006)

http://www.arthroplastyjournal.org/article/S0883-5403%2811%2900104-5/fulltext

Keywords: polyethylene, wear, fatigue, oxidation, vitamin E, knee arthroplasty

Equipment used: 1 AMTI ADL Hip Simulator - www.amti.biz/hip-simulator.aspx

Philippe E. Paré, Frank W. Chan, Sanghita Bhattacharya, Vijay K. Goel, Surface slide track mapping of implants for total disc arthroplasty, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 42, Issue 2, 19 January 2009, Pages 131-139

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.10.025

Keywords: Slide track analysis; Wear simulator; Spine; Total disc replacement; Artificial disc prostheses; Wear; Kinematics

Equipment used: www.amti.biz/hip-simulator.aspx

Olof Calonius, Vesa Saikko, Force track analysis of contemporary hip simulators, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 36, Issue 11, November 2003, Pages 1719-1726

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9290(03)00166-0

Keywords: Force track; Slide track; Hip simulator; Direction of sliding; Wear

Equipment used: 1 AMTI Hip Simulator - www.amti.biz/hip-simulator.aspx

Olof Calonius, Vesa Saikko, Slide track analysis of eight contemporary hip simulator designs, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 35, Issue 11, November 2002, Pages 1439-1450

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0021-9290(02)00171-9

Keywords: Slide track; Hip simulator; Euler angle; Multidirectional motion; Wear

Equipment used: 1 AMTI KS2-6-1000 Knee Simulator – www.amti.biz/knee-simulator.aspx

J. Philippe Kretzer, Eike Jakubowitz, Robert Sonntag, Kerstin Hofmann, Christian Heisel, Marc Thomsen, Effect of joint laxity on polyethylene wear in total knee replacement, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 43, Issue 6, 19 April 2010, Pages 1092-1096

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.12.016

Keywords: Total knee replacement; Laxity; Polyethylene; Wear; Simulator

Equipment used: AMTI Force 5 Joint Motion Simulator – www.amti.biz/adl-force5.aspx

Ryan Willing, Il Yong Kim, A holistic numerical model to predict strain hardening and damage of UHMWPE under multiple total knee replacement kinematics and experimental validation, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 42, Issue 15, 13 November 2009, Pages 2520-2527

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.07.008

Keywords: UHMWPE; Cross shear; Multidirectional wear; Computational wear prediction; Finite elements; Total knee replacement; Knee simulator machine

 

Equipment used: 1 AMTI Force 5 Motion Simulator – www.amti.biz/adl-force5.aspx

Lingmin Li, Shantanu Patil, Nick Steklov, Won Bae, Michele Temple-Wong, Darryl D. D’Lima, Robert L. Sah, Benjamin J. Fregly, Computational wear simulation of patellofemoral articular cartilage during in vitro testing, Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 44, Issue 8, 17 May 2011, Pages 1507-1513

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.012

Keywords: Computational modeling; Wear simulation; Articular cartilage; Contact analysis; Biomechanics