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Finite element analysis of a sliding hip screw

Gilroy, Daniel and Riches, Philip and Wheel, Marcus (2013) Finite element analysis of a sliding hip screw. In: XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 2013-08-04 - 2013-08-09.

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Abstract

A sliding hip screw (SHS) is an orthopaedic device that is used in the treatment of extracapsular proximal femoral fractures. This paper presents the development of a finite element (FE) model of an SHS implanted in a fractured femur.