Adrian Ioan BOTEAN


Abstract: The present study aims to analyze the geometric characteristics of four cross - sections (femoral head, femoral neck, intertrochanteric and diaphysis) from the proximal femoral bone area. Depending on the process of degradation of trabecular tissue generated by osteoporosis, a process characterized by the Singh index, the geometric characteristics of the cross – section were determined in different areas of the proximal femoral bone: area of shape, the coordinates of the center of gravity, moment of inertia, product of inertia, radius of gyration and static moments of surface.

Key words: proximal femoral bone, osteoporosis, trabecular tissue, cortical tissue, geometrical characteristics of cross section

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