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The mechanics of cam-type femoroacetabular impingement

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Cam-type Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI) is a common cause of hip osteoarthritis (OA). In this condition a bony abnormality at the head-neck junction of the femoral head, called the “cam”, abuts against the acetabulum causing labral damage and articular cartilage delamination, which in turn may lead to progressive degeneration and OA. The understanding of the damage mechanism is currently at a conceptual level. The aim of the thesis is to develop a more detailed understanding of the un...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - NDORMS (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics,Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences)
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Annie Yuhn-Chee Ng
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:390fbe37-77a5-42da-aa61-5be8e9b90955
Local pid:
ora:8689

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