BMEN 6680 Orthopaedic Bioengineering

Concentration on various engineering aspects of the human knee and the treatment of its common orthopaedic pathologies. Topics include histophysiology of wound healing, synovial joint anatomy and tissue biomechanics, knee biomechanics, osteochondral and ligamentous graft reconstruction, prosthetic ligaments, and knee arthroplasty with emphasis on the design issues involved and the integration of clinical practice.