• Mihai Catalin Tenovici University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova
  • Ilaria Loredana Petrovici University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova
  • Razvan Cristian Vaduva University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova
  • Danut Nicolae Tarnita University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova
  • Dragos Laurentiu Popa University of Craiova
  • Alin Oncescu University of Craiova


virtual bone components, virtual knee, prosthesis, femur model, tibia model, virtual tests


Obesity, sedentarism, and other disadvantages of the modern age have led to the emergence of unknown pathological situations a few centuries before. At the same time, the development of medicine, orthopaedic surgery has led to finding ways to solve these situations. The present paper proves that the use of high-tech methods used in engineering can generate solutions in the field of orthopaedics both for obtaining new prothesis models, but also by creating virtual environments for tests. Several CAD techniques and techniques have been explored, coupled with medical imaging, can provide exciting solutions for obtaining virtual environments that can allow "in vitro" analysis of various normal, pathological or prosthetic joints. In this paper we have detailed how to obtain a prosthetic knee joint in a parameterized environment. This joint was tested virtually. In the final of the paper, main conclusions were made.


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Author Biographies

Mihai Catalin Tenovici, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

Ph.D. student

Ilaria Loredana Petrovici, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

Ph.D. student

Razvan Cristian Vaduva, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

Ph.D. student

Danut Nicolae Tarnita, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova


Dragos Laurentiu Popa, University of Craiova

Associate Professor

Alin Oncescu, University of Craiova

Ph.D. student


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