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Frints, I.H.A. (author)
Osteoarthritis, the degeneration of articular cartilage, which causes loss of mobility and chronic pain for patients is a common condition with high clinical demand. Care of this condition currently attributes to ±1.4% of the Dutch annual health care costs, but due to the rapidly aging Dutch population a 41% increase of cases is projected over...
master thesis 2020
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Broekmeulen, Kees (author)
This graduation project is on behalf of TU Delft and Zimmer Biomet in collaboration with Orthopedic surgeons from Bergman Clinics, Orthopedic Clinic, in Naarden. The aim of this master thesis was to design a product which could reduce the pollution of harmful noise during hip replacement surgery. Noisy workplaces and especially within this...
master thesis 2020
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Bernards, Lotte (author)
The implementation of digital innovations is becoming vital in the provision of healthcare. Only this way, issues concerning employee decline and increased demand for care can be tackled. Furthermore, it is seen as the key towards Person Centered Care, a concept where patients and health professionals act as partners. Many digital multi user...
master thesis 2020
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van Poll, Mathijs (author)
Orthopedic implants used for total joint replacements are under a high clinical demand. Although most total joint replacements are successful, premature failures are still affecting tens of thousands of people annually. The major causes of implant failure are aseptic loosening and bacterial infections. To overcome these issues, multifunctional...
master thesis 2019
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Dijkmans, Floor (author)
Prosthetic failure due to implant-associated infections remains a big problem, despite the extensive use of implants and number of researches performed on this topic. A new problem arises with the development of additively manufactured complex orthopedic metal implants. In spite of the advantages that come with patient specific implants to cure...
master thesis 2019
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Gurram, Nitin (author)
The learning curve of novice surgeons takes about 25 surgeries to be proficient at the knee replacement procedure. So it is not just enough if we design efficient and more ergonomic surgical tools, it is also important to provide a learning platform for them to get better before they operate on a real patient. Although many training simulators...
master thesis 2019
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Minnaard, Jeffrey (author)
Currently, orthopaedic surgeons in theAMC (AcademicMedical Centre) in Amsterdam, use an oscillating saw when a bone needs to be sectioned. During these surgeries, which are performed with open surgery, clamps are placed around the bone to protect the surrounding soft tissue from accidental jumping<br/>of the saw blade. These clamps however do...
master thesis 2018
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Van Gorkum, R.F.P. (author)
Orthopaedic surgery includes frequent removal of bony tissue with large instruments that require a significant force to operate. An increasing number of surgeons, especially female and older surgeons, cannot operate high-load orthopedic instruments properly because they lack the necessary force or hand span. The goal of this study is to develop...
master thesis 2011
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