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2020

Burst Strength of BIOLOX ® delta Femoral Heads and Its Dependence on Low-Temperature Environmental Degradation

Tateiwa, T., Marin, E., Rondinella, A., Ciniglio, M., Zhu, W., Affatato, S., Pezzotti, G., Bock, R. M., McEntire, B. J., Bal, B. S. & Yamamoto, K., Jan 12 2020, In : Materials. 13, 2

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Knee Wear Assessment: 3D Scanners Used as a Consolidated Procedure

Affatato, S., Valigi, M. C. & Logozzo, S., May 20 2020, In : Materials. 13, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A Critical Analysis of TKR In Vitro Wear Tests Considering Predicted Knee Joint Loads

Affatato, S. & Ruggiero, A., May 15 2019, In : Materials. 12, 10, p. 1-13 13 p.

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Comparison of Meshing Strategies in THR Finite Element Modelling

Ruggiero, A., D'Amato, R. & Affatato, S., Jul 23 2019, In : Materials. 12, 14, p. 1-11 11 p.

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In Silico Optimization of Femoral Fixator Position and Configuration by Parametric CAD Model

Korunovic, N., Marinkovic, D., Trajanovic, M., Zehn, M., Mitkovic, M. & Affatato, S., Jul 22 2019, In : Materials. 12, 14, p. 1-12 12 p.

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Preliminary results of the tribological performance of new modular temporary knee spacer antibiotic-impregnated

Affatato, S., Foroni, F., Merola, M. & Baldacci, F., Jul 2019, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 95, p. 205-209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Degradation phenomena occurring in the conical taper of a short-term retrieved ZTA femoral head: A case study

Rondinella, A., Marin, E., Boschetto, F., Zanocco, M., Zhu, W., Affatato, S., Yamamoto, K., Tateiwa, T. & Pezzotti, G., Nov 5 2018, In : Materials and Design. 157, p. 362-370 9 p.

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Development of a Novel in Silico Model to Investigate the Influence of Radial Clearance on the Acetabular Cup Contact Pressure in Hip Implants

Affatato, S., Merola, M. & Ruggiero, A., Jul 25 2018, In : Materials. 11, 8, p. 1-11 11 p., 1282.

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Does the Hirsch Index Improve Research Quality in the Field of Biomaterials? A New Perspective in the Biomedical Research Field

Affatato, M. U. S. & Merola, M., Oct 13 2018, In : Materials. 11, 10, p. 1-8 8 p.

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Finite Element Simulations of Hard-On-Soft Hip Joint Prosthesis Accounting for Dynamic Loads Calculated from a Musculoskeletal Model during Walking

Ruggiero, A., Merola, M. & Affatato, S., Apr 9 2018, In : Materials. 11, 4, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Uncertainty determination for X-ray computed tomography wear assessment of polyethylene hip joint prostheses

Zanini, F., Carmignato, S., Savio, E. & Affatato, S., Apr 2018, In : Precision Engineering. 52, p. 477-483 7 p.

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Wear behaviours and oxidation effects on different uhmwpe acetabular cups using a hip joint simulator

Affatato, S., Ruggiero, A., Jaber, S. A., Merola, M. & Bracco, P., Mar 16 2018, In : Materials. 11, 3, p. 1-13 13 p., 433.

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2017

Comparative micro-Raman study on standard, cross-linked and vitamin E-blended polyethylene acetabular cups after long-term in vitro testing and ageing

Taddei, P., Pavoni, E. & Affatato, S., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Raman Spectroscopy. 48, 8, p. 1065-1074 10 p.

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In toto microscopic scanning of ZTA femoral head retrievals using CAD-assisted confocal Raman spectroscopy

Rondinella, A., Affatato, S., Marin, E., Zhu, W., McEntire, B. J., Sonny Bal, B., Tateiwa, T., Yamamoto, K., Valdré, G. & Pezzotti, G., Feb 15 2017, In : Materials and Design. 116, p. 631-637 7 p.

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In vitro versus in vivo phase instability of zirconia-toughened alumina femoral heads: A critical comparative assessment

Pezzotti, G., Affatato, S., Rondinella, A., Yorifuji, M., Marin, E., Zhu, W., McEntire, B. J., Bal, B. S. & Yamamoto, K., 2017, In : Materials. 10, 5, p. 1-23 23 p., 466.

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Micro X-ray computed tomography mass loss assessment of different UHMWPE: A hip joint simulator study on standard vs. Cross-linked polyethylene

Affatato, S., Zanini, F. & Carmignato, S., Jan 20 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., e0170263.

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New challenges in tribology: Wear assessment using 3D optical scanners

Valigi, M. C., Logozzo, S. & Affatato, S., May 18 2017, In : Materials. 10, 5, p. 1-13 13 p., 548.

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Quantification of wear and deformation in different configurations of polyethylene acetabular cups using micro x-ray computed tomography

Affatato, S., Zanini, F. & Carmignato, S., 2017, In : Materials. 10, 3, p. 1-12 12 p., 259.

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Raman and Photoemission Spectroscopic Analyses of Explanted Biolox® Delta Femoral Heads Showing Metal Transfer

Taddei, P., Pavoni, E. & Affatato, M. U. S., 2017, In : Materials. 10, 7, p. 1-14 14 p.

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Wear distribution detection of knee joint prostheses by means of 3D optical scanners

Affatato, S., Valigi, M. C. & Logozzo, S., Mar 30 2017, In : Materials. 10, 4, p. 1-11 11 p., 364.

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2016

CAN IMPLANT SIZE INFLUENCE WEAR AND ROUGHNESS OF TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY?

Giardina, F., Castiello, E., Affatato, M. U. S. & Battaglia, S., Jan 2016, In : Bone and Joint Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Displacement or Force Control Knee Simulators? Variations in Kinematics and in Wear

Affatato, S., Feb 1 2016, In : Artificial Organs. 40, 2, p. 195-201 7 p.

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Does cyclic stress and accelerated ageing influence the wear behavior of highly crosslinked polyethylene?

Affatato, S., De Mattia, J. S., Bracco, P., Pavoni, E. & Taddei, P., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 59, p. 418-429 12 p.

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May the surface roughness of the retrieved femoral head influence the wear behavior of the polyethylene liner?

Taddei, P., Tozzi, S., Carmignato, S. & Affatato, S., 2016, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials. 104, 7, p. 1374-1385 12 p.

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Radiological identification of Zweymüller-type femoral stem prosthesis in revision cases

Affatato, S., Comitini, S., Fosco, M., Toni, A. & Tigani, D., Feb 29 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : International Orthopaedics. p. 1-9 9 p.

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The biomaterials challenge: A comparison of polyethylene wear using a hip joint simulator

Affatato, S., Freccero, N. & Taddei, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 53, p. 40-48 9 p.

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Transfer of metallic debris after in vitro ceramic-on-metal simulation: Wear and degradation in Biolox® Delta composite femoral heads

Taddei, P., Ruggiero, A., Pavoni, E. & Affatato, S., May 23 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Composites Part B: Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Advanced biomaterials in hip joint arthroplasty. A review on polymer and ceramics composites as alternative bearings

Affatato, S., Ruggiero, A. & Merola, M., Dec 15 2015, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 83, p. 276-283 8 p., 3697.

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In vitro effects on mobile polyethylene insert under highly demanding daily activities: stair climbing

Jaber, S. A., Taddei, P., Tozzi, S., Sudanese, A. & Affatato, S., 2015, In : International Orthopaedics. 39, 7, p. 1433-1440 8 p.

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On the roughness measurement on knee prostheses

Jaber, S. A., Ruggiero, A., Battaglia, S. & Affatato, S., 2015, In : International Journal of Artificial Organs. 38, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

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Wear simulation of total knee prostheses using load and kinematics waveforms from stair climbing

Abdel-Jaber, S., Belvedere, C., Leardini, A. & Affatato, S., Nov 5 2015, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 48, 14, p. 3830-3836 7 p.

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Wear study of cast metal-on-metal bearing in total hip prosthesis

Ihaddadene, R., Affatato, S., Zavalloni, M., Bouzid, S. & Viceconti, M., May 1 2015, In : International Review of Civil Engineering. 6, 3, p. 70-74 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

A new protocol from real joint motion data for wear simulation in total knee arthroplasty: Stair climbing

Battaglia, S., Belvedere, C., Jaber, S. A., Affatato, S., D'Angeli, V. & Leardini, A., 2014, In : Medical Engineering and Physics. 36, 12, p. 1605-1610 6 p.

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A novel total hip resurfacing design with improved range of motion and edge-load contact stress

Alvarez-Vera, M., Contreras-Hernandez, G. R., Affatato, S. & Hernandez-Rodriguez, M. A. L., 2014, In : Materials and Design. 55, p. 690-698 9 p.

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Authors' response

Grillini, L. & Affatato, S., Dec 5 2014, In : HIP International. 24, 6, p. 665 1 p.

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