Special Section Technical Briefs

Design of Novel Malar Implant With Dual Plane Adhesion1

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Benjamin Googe, Randall Jordan

Department of Otolaryngology and
Facial Plastic Surgery,
University of Mississippi Medical Center,
Jackson, MS 39216

Benjamin Goldberg

Harvard University School of Engineering and
Applied Sciences,
Cambridge, MA 02138

Accepted and presented at The Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 13-16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Manuscript received March 3, 2015; final manuscript received March 16, 2015; published online April 24, 2015. Editor: Arthur Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 9(2), 020928 (Jun 01, 2015) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1121; doi: 10.1115/1.4030139 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 16, 2015; Online April 24, 2015

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Fig. 1

Computer mode demonstrating key feature of proposed implant design

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Fig. 2

(a) Free-body diagram used to estimate the required material strength and resulting tip deflections given a material geometry and applied force. (b) Simplified beam bending model for stress calculations. (c) Cross section of spike base with labeled parameters.



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