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Volume 2014, Article ID 821475, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/821475
Research Article

Wear Behavior of an Unstable Knee: Stabilization via Implant Design?

Laboratory of Biomechanics and Implant Research, Clinic for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Center for Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery and Spinal Cord Injury, Heidelberg University Hospital, Schlierbacher Landstraße 200a, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany

Received 12 June 2014; Revised 26 July 2014; Accepted 19 August 2014; Published 9 September 2014

Academic Editor: Thomas M. Grupp

Copyright © 2014 Jörn Reinders et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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