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TitleLiquid Crystals in Biotribology : Synovial Joint Treatment
Author(s)Ermakov, Sergey;Beletskii, Alexandr;Eismont, Oleg;Nikolaev, Vladimir
PublicationCham, Springer International Publishing, 2016.
DescriptionXII, 211 p. 105 illus., 9 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book summarizes the theoretical and experimental studies confirming the concept of the liquid-crystalline nature of boundary lubrication in synovial joints. It is shown that cholesteric liquid crystals in the synovial liquid play a significant role in the mechanism of intra-articular friction reduction. The results of structural, rheological and tribological research of the creation of artificial synovial liquids - containing cholesteric liquid crystals in natural synovial liquids - are described. These liquid crystals reproduce the lubrication properties of natural synovia and provide a high chondroprotective efficiency. They were tested in osteoarthritis models and in clinical practice
Keyword(s)1. Amorphous substances 2. Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics 3. BIOLOGICAL PHYSICS 4. Biomedical engineering 5. Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 6. BIOPHYSICS 7. Coatings 8. Complex fluids 9. Conservative Orthopedics 10. Corrosion and anti-corrosives 11. EBOOK 12. EBOOK - SPRINGER 13. Orthopedics 14. Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics 15. TRIBOLOGY 16. Tribology, Corrosion and Coatings
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