Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 15 (2009)


May 11 – 14, 2009, Svratka, Czech Republic
Editors: Jiří Náprstek and Cyril Fischer

Copyright © 2009 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-86246-35-2 (printed, Extended Abstracts)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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Stability of rigid implants with peripheral elastic layer
A. Jíra, M. Petrtýl
pages 579 - 584, full text

The rigidity of implants directly affects the velocities of biochemical processes, not only on their interfaces with live tissues, but also on the walls of diaphyses. Insufficient changes in stresses (deformations) lead to the retardation of biochemical processes and successive appearance of pathological processes (e.g. the appearance of osteoporotic bone tissues). The rigidity of the implant (creating the „stress shield“) has been reduced by peripheral elastic/poroelastic layer applied as an outside cover of the implant stem.

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