Acoustic Emission Sensing: Diagnosis of total hip replacement implant

Project Team Leader
Dr. Geoff Rodgers (Mech Eng, University of Canterbury)

Project Team
Prof Gary Hooper (Univ of Otago Christchurch)
Dr. Tim Woodfield (Univ of Otago Christchurch)
Associate Professor Thor Besier (Auckland Bioengineering Institute)
Associate Professor David Budgett (Auckland Bioengineering Institute)

Project Summary
New wireless acoustic measurement device to support orthopaedic surgeons diagnose implant condition and assess impending fractures.