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Biomechanical Analysis of Varus Knee Osteoarthritis

Author : Pratibha Sinha 1 Jitendra Bhaskar 2 S.K. Singhal 3

Date of Publication :10th May 2019

Abstract: Varus knee osteoarthritis is a common disease due to structural abnormality of human legs. Severity of this type of Osteoarthritis can be quantified using biomechanical analysis of the Knee. Objective of this research paper was to analyze the mechanical factors that are responsible for Varus knee Osteoarthritis. Adduction moment and stresses were evaluated from lateral side to medial side. It was observed that bending stresses were responsible for increasing severity. Stresses in Varus knee is were approximately double of the normal knee.

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