Comparison between Hemiarthroplasty in the First Proximal Phalanx and Keller's Arthroplasty. A Finite Element Study

  • Mario Alberto Madrid Pérez Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering, Departamento de ingeniería mecánica, Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A), Universidad de Zaragoza.
  • Javier Bayod López Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering, Departamento de ingeniería mecánica, Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A), Universidad de Zaragoza.

Resumen

Hallux valgus and hallux rigidus are the most common pathologies in the first ray of the foot. Arthroplasty can restore the mobility of the joint but is a destructive procedure. This paper presents three finite element analysis of the foot studying two different kinds of arthroplasty.

Publicado
2018-05-25