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Optimal mass distribution prediction for human proximal femur with bi-modulus property

Shi, Jiao; Cai, Kun; Qin, Qing Hua

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Simulation of the mass distribution in a human proximal femur is important to provide a reasonable therapy scheme for a patient with osteoporosis. An algorithm is developed for prediction of optimal mass distribution in a human proximal femur under a given loading environment. In this algorithm, the bone material is assumed to be bi-modulus, i.e., the tension modulus is not identical to the compression modulus in the same direction. With this bi-modulus bone material, a topology optimization...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/55756
Source: Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics

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