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Volume 2014, Article ID 106941, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/106941
Research Article

Proximal Femoral Morphology and the Relevance to Design of Anatomically Precontoured Plates: A Study of the Chinese Population

1Translation Technology Center for Medical Device, Chung Yuan Christian University, Zhongli 32023, Taiwan
2Department of Physical Therapy and Assistive Technology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
3Department of Electrical Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Zhongli 32023, Taiwan
4Department of Biomedical Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Zhongli 32023, Taiwan
5Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, No. 542, Chung-Shang Road, Zhongli 500, Taiwan

Received 30 April 2014; Revised 11 September 2014; Accepted 16 September 2014; Published 3 November 2014

Academic Editor: Daisuke Sakai

Copyright © 2014 Kun-Jhih Lin 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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