Measuring Strains on Fracture Femurs with Osteosynthesis Bone Plates using Fibre Bragg Sensors and Strain Gauges

P.M. Talaia, I. Abe, M.W. Schiller, P. Lopes, R.N. Nogueira, J.L. Pinto (Portugal), R. Claramunt (Spain), and J.A. Simões (Portugal)


Bone Fracture, Osteosynthesis, Fibre Bragg Sensors, Strain Gauges, Strain


This paper presents a system to assess strains on osteosynthesis bone plates, applied in simulated fractured synthetic femurs, using Fibre Bragg Gratings (FBG) and Strain Gauges (SG), under static or dynamic loads.

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