September 1977

The Role of Biomechanics in Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(9):1110. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370090092019

• The replacement of diseased joints with prosthetic substitutes involves problems not only of a clinical nature. The continuing collaboration between orthopedists and engineers is an essential part of improved total joint prostheses.

(Arch Surg 112:1110, 1977)