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Correlating material properties to matrix constitution on porcine tibial plateaux

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common musculoskeletal diseases, mainly affecting people over the age of 60. This disease has multiple symptoms which include wear and loss of articular cartilage and debilitating pain. Its initiation and progression is not well understood and, at the moment, there is no cure. It is important that efforts are made to understand OA because as global life expectancy increases, diseases which affect the ageing population will become more predominant...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Engineering Science
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-06-26

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