Quick Search:

uzh logo
Browse by:
bullet
bullet
bullet
bullet

Zurich Open Repository and Archive

Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-56868

Brucker, P U; Favre, P; Puskas, G J; von Campe, A; Koch, P P; Meyer, D C (2011). Influence of test temperature on biomechanical properties of all-inside meniscal repair devices and inside-out meniscus sutures - evaluation of an isolated distraction loading, worst-case scenario. Clinical Biomechanics, 26(7):749-753.

[img]Published Version
PDF - Registered users only
314kB

View at publisher

Abstract

20°C environmental temperature seems to be an acceptable test condition for the most meniscal repair devices. However, if the bioabsorbable part of the implant is the weakest link, body temperature may be considered for testing to prevent false overestimation of the biomechanical properties. For future biomechanical in vitro testing of meniscal repair devices, this study may provide novel insight into biomechanical test protocols for considering the environmental test temperature as an influencing factor of the biomechanical properties of especially bioabsorbable meniscal repair devices.

Citations

1 citation in Web of Science®
1 citation in Scopus®
Google Scholar™

Altmetrics

Downloads

1 download since deposited on 10 Feb 2012
0 downloads since 12 months

Detailed statistics

Additional indexing

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:10 Feb 2012 20:29
Last Modified:03 Dec 2013 12:25
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0268-0033 (P) 1879-1271 (E)
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2011.02.007
PubMed ID:21570754

Users (please log in): suggest update or correction for this item

Repository Staff Only: item control page