Knee contact pressure and contact area - ASTM F2083

Standard specification for knee replacement prosthesis


The ASTM F2083 standard specifies all generic types of knee replacement prostheses such as total knee replacement (TKR) and unicondylar knee replacement (UKR) prostheses of both fixed and mobile bearing varieties, and for primary or revision surgeries.

This standard also briefly describes a method to determine the contact area and contact pressure distributions.