Guest Lecture: Dr. Michael Ries 
Guest Lecture: Dr. Michael Ries
by UC Berkeley / Lisa Pruitt
Video Lecture 11 of 27
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Date Added: September 15, 2008

Lecture Description

(Feb 21st) In this video lecture, Dr. Michael Ries, Chief of Arthoroplasty, UCSF lectures for this class.

In this lecture: video showing surgery applying Cementless Press fit Acetabular cup technique, total hip replacement, polyethylene stresses

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Course Description

This course of UC Berkeley - Bio Engineering/ME C117: Structural Aspects of Biomaterials - provides an overview of medical devices, FDA regulatory issues, biocompatibility and sterilization technology. It examines biomechanical properties: isotropy/anisotropy, stiffness, bending stresses, contact stresses, multiaxial loading, plasticity, fatigue, fracture, wear, corrosion, design issues. Also covered: Orthopedics, Dental, Cardiovascular, and Soft Tissue Reconstruction.Professor Pruitt's current research is focused on fatigue and fracture micromechanisms, cyclic damage zones, and evolution of structure due to cyclic loading and environment in advanced polymers and biomaterials.


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