Wade, Kelly R. PhD∗; Schollum, Meredith L. PhD∗; Robertson, Peter A. MD†; Thambyah, Ashvin PhD∗; Broom, Neil D. PhD∗
∗Experimental Tissue Mechanics Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand
†Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Neil D. Broom, PhD, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand; E-mail: [email protected]
Received 20 October, 2015
Revised 8 March, 2016
Accepted 8 March, 2016
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