Design and Analysis of an Oscillating Mechanism for Applications in a Bone Saw.

DeVore, Sara.

Abstract: An oscillating bone saw is the primary surgical power tool used for resection of bone during total joint replacement of the knee and hip. For several decades, a pistol-grip configuration of the saw has prevailed, where the motor is positioned orthogonal to the oscillating mechanism. This design evolved as a compromise between using the power head as either a drill or a saw, thus eliminat... read more

Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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