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In-Vivo Force Estimation of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

[+] Author Affiliations
Ali Hosseini

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MAMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Thomas J. Gill, Guoan Li

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Paper No. SBC2009-205636, pp. 999-1000; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2009-205636
From:
  • ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Lake Tahoe, California, USA, June 17–21, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4891-3
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

The knowledge of in-vivo ACL forces is instrumental for understanding ACL injury mechanisms and for improving surgical ACL reconstruction techniques. Several in-vitro investigations have measured ACL forces in response to various loads applied to the knee. However, in-vivo ACL forces in response to controlled loading are still unknown. The objective of this study was to estimate the force of healthy ACL as well as the possible upper bound of ACL forces under an increasing axial tibial loading in living subjects using a non-invasive method.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME

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