Dynamic compressive properties of bovine knee layered tissue
1 Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Aichi 466-8555, Japan
2 Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan
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Published online: 7 September 2015
In Japan, the most common articular disease is knee osteoarthritis. Among many treatment methodologies, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have recently received a lot of attention. In this field, cells and scaffolds are important, both ex vivo and in vivo. From the viewpoint of effective treatment, in addition to histological features, the compatibility of mechanical properties is also important. In this study, the dynamic and static compressive properties of bovine articular cartilage-cancellous bone layered tissue were measured using a universal testing machine and a split Hopkinson pressure bar method. The compressive behaviors of bovine articular cartilage-cancellous bone layered tissue were examined. The effects of strain rate on the maximum stress and the slope of stress-strain curves of the bovine articular cartilage-cancellous bone layered tissue were discussed.
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