• limb
  • As a result of an increased desire for functionality for patients with transfemoral, transhumeral, and transtibial amputations [3,9- osseointegration technology has been developed for direct skeletal attachment of an exoprosthesis to the residual limb. (biomedsearch.com)
  • functional
  • The term "osseointegration" has been used to describe a structural and functional connection between living bone and the surface of a load bearing implant [1- (biomedsearch.com)
  • Osseointegration of a fixture in bone is defined as the loose apposition of new and reformed bone in congruence with the fixture, including surface irregularities, so that at light microscopic level, there is no interpositioned connective or fibrous tissue and that a direct structural and functional connection is established, capable of carrying normal physiological loads without excessive deformation and without initiating rejecting mechanism. (expertsmind.com)
  • tissue
  • Osseointegration may also be defined as : Osseous integration, the apparent direct attachment or connection of osseous tissue to an inert alloplastic material without intervening connective tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • organisation founded
  • EAO asbl, operating as the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) is a non-profit organisation founded in Munich in 1991 to serve as an international, interdisciplinary and independent science-based forum for all professionals interested in the art and science of Osseointegration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Group
  • The mean of bone area (%) and the mean of removal torque were different in each group, indicating that the difference in TiO 2 nanotube size may influence new bone formation and osseointegration in rats. (hindawi.com)
  • several
  • Prosthetics installed by osseointegration provide several advantages over conventional options as they are built with fewer components, simple frame design, lightweight feel, and greater comfort. (gminsights.com)