Multi-layered structure one of the most important is feature of articular cartilage. The pathological conditions of articular cartilage (AC), such as osteoarthritis, are usually accompanied with the change of biomechanical properties in different layers. An approach for the mapping of the biomechanical properties of the individual layers of AC will be extremely helpful for the diagnosis of osteoarthristis in its early stage. An ultrasonic-mechanical testing apparatus has been developed for this purpose. The development of the testing method and some preliminary results are presented in this paper.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 1998|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1998 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Part 4 (of 6) - Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
Duration: 29 Oct 1998 → 1 Nov 1998
ASJC Scopus subject areas