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Title: NIST Measuring Device Aims to Up Hip Operation Success
Description: NIST prototype hip replacement 'phantom' (l.) provides a precisely measured coordinate system and magnetic ball and socket joint to calibrate and to measure the clinically relevant performance of Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS) tracking instruments used in delicate operations to install artificial hip joints (r.).

*MEL, Hip, CAOS

See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2007_0426.htm#hip.
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Manufacturing--Precision Engineering
Type: Graphic/illustration
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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appear in print:
IImage credit: NIST
AV Number: 07MEL002
Date Created: April 26, 2007
Date Entered: 4/26/2007

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