The Hip - book

Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint:

 – See: Knee Joint Menu – Discussion: – arthroscopy of the arthritic knee – Arthroscopy following TKR – chondral and osteochondral injuries of the knee – meniscal tears: – prevalence of wrong pre-operative diagnosis or additional pathology: – always consider an alternative diagnosis especially in younger patients (in whom bone tumors should be considered); – ” … Read more

Joint Friction and Lubrication

Discussion (see also synovial fluid) coefficient of friction for two surfaces can be thought of as degree of roughness that exists between two surfaces; where as solid friction is relatively independent of velocity of motion, fluid friction forces are sensitive to velocity & to lubricant film thickness; increase in joint velocity is not accompanied by … Read more