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Stochastic Simulation of Modular Connections in Total Hip Replacement

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Finn E. Donaldson

e-mail: Finn.Donaldson@fda.hhs.gov

James C. Coburn

e-mail: James.Coburn@fda.hhs.gov
Division of Physics,
Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories,
Center for Devices and Radiological Health,
and Office of Medical Products and Tobacco,
U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Silver Spring, MD 20993

Manuscript received September 20, 2013; final manuscript received September 25, 2013; published online December 5, 2013. Editor: Gerald E. Miller.

J. Med. Devices 7(4), 040905 (Dec 05, 2013) (1 page) Paper No: MED-13-1216; doi: 10.1115/1.4025785 History: Received September 20, 2013; Revised September 25, 2013

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Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Definition of model parameters and trunnion-taper mesh



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