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Jack The Gripper: Fixationsplatta för typ 3-frakturer på scapula
Halmstad University, School of Business, Engineering and Science.
Halmstad University, School of Business, Engineering and Science.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (rTSA) is an increasingly common approach to treating different shoulder injuries. The rTSA results in increased force from m. deltoideus which originates from acromion. However, postoperative fractures on the scapula have occurred in some cases. These fractures are divided into 3 different types depending on where the fracture occurs. There is no recommended treatment for type 3 fractures. This project is a product development project with the purpose to find a solution to the fixation problem of type 3 fractures.To reach the project goal, the group has used well-known and proven product development methods, calculations, FEM analyzes and a model assembly analysis. The concept development was performed by interviewing orthopedics who have a lot of experience with rTSA and osteosynthesis related to these fractures. A prototype, which shows the features of the fixation plate, was made using 3D printers.The result of this project has provided a fixation plate that meets the groups requirements and has features that a modern fixation plate has today. In addition, two types of extra plates mounted on the fixation plate to the thin structure of spina scapula, was developed to counteract the axial force. The fixation plate shows excellent results on the FEM analyzes and assembly analysis performed on a scapula model. The prototype has also been given good testimonials from the orthopedics who participated in the project.

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2017. , 29 p.
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Other Medical Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-34081OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-34081DiVA: diva2:1108213
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Biomechanics
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Available from: 2017-06-21 Created: 2017-06-12 Last updated: 2017-06-21Bibliographically approved

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