Journal of Theoretical
and Applied Mechanics

37, 3, pp. 625-638, Warsaw 1999

The stiffness characteristics of a healthy or damaged by aseptic necrosis femoral head

Aleksandr E. Loskutov, Vasilii L. Krasovsky, Aleksandr E. Oleynik
The goal of the paper is to investigate the stiffness characteristics of bone tissue of healthy femoral head as well as its degradation caused by aseptic necrosis.
Keywords: aseptic necrosis; femoral head; stiffness; indentor test