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Prostheses: Design, Types and Complications
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Editors: Domenico F. Colombo and Giorgio S. Rossi
Book Description:
In medicine, a prosthesis is an artificial device extension that replaces a missing body part. It is part of the field of biomechatronics, the science of using mechanical devices with human muscle, skeleton, and nervous systems to assist or enhance motor control lost by trauma, disease, or defect. Common prosthetic devices used today include hearing aids, artificial eyes, palatal obturator, gastric bands, and dentures. This book presents current research in the design, types and complications of prosthetics. Topics discussed include total hip replacement with a short metaphysical-fitting anatomic cementless femoral component in young and elderly patients; complications of total knee arthroplasty; dental prostheses and implants; prostheses for middle ear ossicular chain reconstruction; bioprostheses in hernia repair and shoulder replacement in osteoarthritis. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Total Hip Replacement with a Short Metaphyseal-Fitting Anatomic Cementless Femoral Component in Young and Elderly Patients (pp.1-34)
Authors / Editors: (Young-Hoo Kim, The Joint Replacement Center of Korea, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea)

Chapter 2 - Complications of Total Knee Arthroplasty (pp.35-66)
Authors / Editors: (E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid, Spain)

Chapter 3 - Si-Based Amorphous Thin Films for the Performance Improvement of Dental Prostheses and Implants (pp.67-82)
Authors / Editors: (P. Mandracci, R. Gazia, F. Mussano, S. Carossa, C.F.Pirri, Politecnico di Torino, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Materials and Microsystems Lab. (ChiLab), Torino, Italy, and others)

Chapter 4 - Prostheses for Middle Ear Ossicular Chain Reconstruction (pp.83-96)
Authors / Editors: (G. Malafronte, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, S.G. Moscati Hospital, Avellino, Italy)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Bioprostheses in Hernia Repair (pp.97-112)
Authors / Editors: (Juan Manuel Suárez Grau, General and Abdominal, department of surgery, General Hospital Of Riotinto, Huelva, Spain)

Chapter 6 - Femoral Stem’s Designs: Review of the Literature (pp.113-122)
Authors / Editors: (A. Aprato, A. Massè, A. Stucchi, G. Governale, Pelvic Unit, San Luigi Hospital of Orbassano, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy)

Chapter 7 - Shoulder Replacement in Osteoarthritis: Design, Biomechanics and Surgical Technique (pp.123-140)
Authors / Editors: (Giovanni Merolla, Fabrizio Campi, Giuseppe Porcellini, Unit of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, D. Cervesi Hospital, Cattolica, Italy)

Chapter 9 - Anatomical Borderline Situations in Implantology (pp.157-170)
Authors / Editors: (Jochen Fanghänel, Michael Behr, Philipp Heß, Peter Proff, University Regensburg, Department of Orthodontics and Prosthodontics, Germany, and others)

Chapter 10 - Total Knee Arthroplasty Complications (pp.171-176)
Authors / Editors: (F. Atzori, A. Aprato, M. Deregibus, F. Favuto, A. Massè, Orthopaedic Department, San Luigi Hospital of Orbassano, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Turin, Turin, Italy)

   Series:
      Biomedical Devices and their Applications
      Medical Devices and Equipment
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-854-5
   Status: AV
  
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