Karol Miller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling deformation behavior of the baseball
    Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth
    J Appl Biomech 21:18-30. 2005
  2. pmc On the prospect of patient-specific biomechanics without patient-specific properties of tissues
    Karol Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 27:154-66. 2013
  3. pmc Beyond finite elements: a comprehensive, patient-specific neurosurgical simulation utilizing a meshless method
    K Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6909, Australia
    J Biomech 45:2698-701. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Constitutive model of brain tissue suitable for finite element analysis of surgical procedures
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth WA, Australia
    J Biomech 32:531-7. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of the brain for computer-integrated surgery
    Karol Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Acta Bioeng Biomech 12:25-37. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Method of testing very soft biological tissues in compression
    Karol Miller
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 38:153-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of brain tissue in tension
    Karol Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, WA 6907, Perth, Australia
    J Biomech 35:483-90. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Non-linear computer simulation of brain deformation
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    Biomed Sci Instrum 37:179-84. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint How to test very soft biological tissues in extension?
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, WA 6907, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    J Biomech 34:651-7. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of soft tissues
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Monit 6:158-67. 2000

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Modeling deformation behavior of the baseball
    Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth
    J Appl Biomech 21:18-30. 2005
    ..4-40.2 ms(-1)) and were in agreement with the experimental values. The model forms the basis for future research on baseball response to impact with the bat...
  2. pmc On the prospect of patient-specific biomechanics without patient-specific properties of tissues
    Karol Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 27:154-66. 2013
    ..We demonstrate the clinical applicability and effectiveness of the proposed methods using examples from modeling neurosurgery and intracranial aneurysms. ..
  3. pmc Beyond finite elements: a comprehensive, patient-specific neurosurgical simulation utilizing a meshless method
    K Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6909, Australia
    J Biomech 45:2698-701. 2012
    ..2mm. The results are within the limits of neurosurgical and imaging equipment accuracy (~1 mm) and demonstrate the method's ability to fulfill all of the important requirements for surgical simulation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Constitutive model of brain tissue suitable for finite element analysis of surgical procedures
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth WA, Australia
    J Biomech 32:531-7. 1999
    ..The numerical solution using the finite element method matched the analytical solution very closely...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of the brain for computer-integrated surgery
    Karol Miller
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Acta Bioeng Biomech 12:25-37. 2010
    ..We support our recommendations and conclusions with an example of brain shift computation for intraoperative image registration...
  6. ncbi request reprint Method of testing very soft biological tissues in compression
    Karol Miller
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 38:153-8. 2005
    ..The importance and relevance of these results to testing procedures in biomechanics are highlighted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of brain tissue in tension
    Karol Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, WA 6907, Perth, Australia
    J Biomech 35:483-90. 2002
    ..The new model accounts well for brain tissue deformation behaviour in both tension and compression (natural strain in <-0.3,0.2>) for strain rates ranging over five orders of magnitude...
  8. ncbi request reprint Non-linear computer simulation of brain deformation
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    Biomed Sci Instrum 37:179-84. 2001
    ..Numerical studies showed also, that the linear, viscoelastic model of brain tissue is not appropriate for the modeling brain tissue deformation even for moderate strains...
  9. ncbi request reprint How to test very soft biological tissues in extension?
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, WA 6907, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    J Biomech 34:651-7. 2001
    ..The importance and relevance of these results to testing procedures in Biomechanics is highlighted...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of soft tissues
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    Med Sci Monit 6:158-67. 2000
    ..g. the realistic simulation of surgical procedures (including virtual reality), control systems of surgical robots, and non-rigid registration, as well as ergonomic design for injury prevention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of brain tissue in-vivo: experiment and computer simulation
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 6907, Nedlands Perth, WA, Australia
    J Biomech 33:1369-76. 2000
    ..Numerical studies showed also that the linear, viscoelastic model of brain tissue is not appropriate for the modelling brain tissue deformation even for moderate strains...
  12. ncbi request reprint New UWA robot--possible application to robotic surgery
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    Biomed Sci Instrum 36:135-40. 2000
    ..Additional advantage of the proposed model is that it can be easily implemented in commercially available finite element codes and immediately applied to large-scale computer simulations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Constitutive modelling of abdominal organs
    K Miller
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands Perth, Australia
    J Biomech 33:367-73. 2000
    ..2 and 22.5 s(-1). Similar models can find applications in computer and robot assisted surgery, e.g. the realistic simulation of surgical procedures (including virtual reality) and non-rigid registration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Confocal arthroscopy-based patient-specific constitutive models of cartilaginous tissues - II: prediction of reaction force history of meniscal cartilage specimens
    Zeike A Taylor
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 10:327-36. 2007
    ..In light of the obtained results it is judged that more general non-invasive estimation of tissue mechanical properties is possible using the developed framework...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain shift computation using a fully nonlinear biomechanical model
    Adam Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 8:583-90. 2005
    ..Important advantage of such models over the linear ones is that they do not require unrealistic assumptions that brain deformations are infinitesimally small and brain tissue stress-strain relationship is linear...
  16. doi request reprint Biomechanical modelling of normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Tonmoy Dutta-Roy
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering MBDP M050, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 41:2263-71. 2008
    ..Single phase treatment of the brain parenchyma simplified the mathematical description of the NPH model and resulted in significant reduction of computational time...
  17. ncbi request reprint Numerical analysis of maximal bat performance in baseball
    Rochelle L Nicholls
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 39:1001-9. 2006
    ..The results demonstrate the importance of factoring bat linear velocity and spatial orientation into tests of maximal bat performance, and have implications for the design of metal baseball bats...
  18. ncbi request reprint Real-time prediction of brain shift using nonlinear finite element algorithms
    Grand Roman Joldes
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, 6009 Crawley Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 12:300-7. 2009
    ..The results suggest that nonlinear biomechanical models can be regarded as one possible method of complementing medical image processing techniques when conducting non-rigid registration within the real-time constraints of neurosurgery...
  19. pmc Suite of finite element algorithms for accurate computation of soft tissue deformation for surgical simulation
    Grand Roman Joldes
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Med Image Anal 13:912-9. 2009
    ..The speed benefits of our models result from combining the Total Lagrangian formulation with explicit time integration and low order finite elements...
  20. pmc Patient-specific non-linear finite element modelling for predicting soft organ deformation in real-time: application to non-rigid neuroimage registration
    Adam Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
    Prog Biophys Mol Biol 103:292-303. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Subject-specific biomechanical simulation of brain indentation using a meshless method
    Ashley Horton
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:541-8. 2007
    ..Explicit time integration is used via the central difference method. To validate the method we simulate indentation of a swine brain and compare the results to experimental data...
  22. pmc Biomechanical model as a registration tool for image-guided neurosurgery: evaluation against BSpline registration
    Ahmed Mostayed
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Ann Biomed Eng 41:2409-25. 2013
    ..The qualitative and quantitative evaluations indicate that our biomechanics-based registration algorithm, despite using much less input data, has at least as high registration accuracy as that of the BSpline algorithm. ..
  23. pmc On the unimportance of constitutive models in computing brain deformation for image-guided surgery
    Adam Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Biomech Model Mechanobiol 8:77-84. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Compression testing of very soft biological tissues using semi-confined configuration--a word of caution
    Leith Morriss
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 41:235-8. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Using numerical approximation as an intermediate step in analytical derivations: some observations from biomechanics
    Zeike Taylor
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 38:2497-502. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Patient-specific model of brain deformation: application to medical image registration
    Adam Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 40:919-29. 2007
    ..Important advantage of such models over the previously used linear ones is that they do not require unrealistic assumptions that brain deformations are infinitesimally small and brain stress-strain relationship is linear...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patient-specific computational biomechanics of the brain without segmentation and meshing
    Johnny Y Zhang
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Int j numer method biomed eng 29:293-308. 2013
    ..The verification example shows that, while requiring no hard segmentation and meshing, the proposed model gives, for all practical purposes, equivalent results to a finite element model...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of the brain-skull interface
    Mohammad Mynuddin Gani Mazumder
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Acta Bioeng Biomech 15:3-11. 2013
    ..Such agreement was found to occur for the brain-skull interface stiffness of 11.45 Nmm⁻¹/mm². This allowed identification of the overall mechanical properties of the brain-skull interface...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cellular automata coupled with steady-state nutrient solution permit simulation of large-scale growth of tumours
    Sachin Man Bajimaya Shrestha
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Int j numer method biomed eng 29:542-59. 2013
    ..We compare results from our growth simulation with existing experimental data on Ehrlich ascites carcinoma and tumour spheroid cultures and show that our results are in good agreement with the experimental findings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Confocal arthroscopy-based patient-specific constitutive models of cartilaginous tissues--I: development of a microstructural model
    Zeike A Taylor
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley Perth, WA, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 10:307-16. 2007
    ..Importantly, the model is constructed so as to allow direct incorporation of structural data from confocal images. A finite element implementation of the formulation suitable for incorporation within commercial codes is also presented...
  31. ncbi request reprint Constitutive modeling of cartilaginous tissues: a review
    Zeike A Taylor
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratgory, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia, Crawley Perth WA, Australia
    J Appl Biomech 22:212-29. 2006
    ..Examples of microstructurally based approaches include fibril-reinforced biphasic models and homogenization approaches. A review of both macroscopic and microstructural constitutive models is given in the present work...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact injuries in baseball : prevalence, aetiology and the role of equipment performance
    Rochelle L Nicholls
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Sports Med 34:17-25. 2004
    ..The value of batting helmets is evident in the observed reduction of head injuries in baseball, but the use of protective vests to decrease the incidence and severity of cardio-thoracic trauma appears to be contraindicated...
  33. doi request reprint Subject-specific non-linear biomechanical model of needle insertion into brain
    A Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Perth Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 11:135-46. 2008
    ..This demonstrates the utility of non-linear finite element procedures in patient-specific modelling of needle insertion into soft organs such as, e.g. brain...
  34. doi request reprint Confocal arthroscopic assessment of osteoarthritis in situ
    Daniel Smolinski
    School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Arthroscopy 24:423-9. 2008
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  35. doi request reprint Meshless algorithm for soft tissue cutting in surgical simulation
    Xia Jin
    a Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 17:800-11. 2014
    ..Accuracy of our MTLADR algorithm with visibility criterion is confirmed against the established nonlinear solution procedures available in the commercial FE code Abaqus. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Reassessment of brain elasticity for analysis of biomechanisms of hydrocephalus
    Zeike Taylor
    School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    J Biomech 37:1263-9. 2004
    ..Consideration of the brain's viscoelasticity leads to the derivation of a considerably lower modulus value of approximately 584 Pa...
  37. ncbi request reprint A numerical model for risk of ball-impact injury to baseball pitchers
    Rochelle L Nicholls
    School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:30-8. 2005
    ..Metal baseball bats produce higher ball exit velocity (BEV) than wood bats, increasing the risk of impact injuries to infield players. In this paper, maximum BEV from a wood and a metal bat were determined using the finite element method...
  38. ncbi request reprint Letter to the Editor: Current progress in patient-specific modeling by Neal and Kerckhoffs (2010)
    Adam Wittek
    Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory, School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley Perth 6009, Western Australia, Australia
    Brief Bioinform 12:545-6. 2011
    ..e. geometrically non-linear analysis); and (ii) Linear analysis approach that assumes infinitesimally small brain deformations leads to unrealistic results...
  39. ncbi request reprint Brain mechanics For neurosurgery: modeling issues
    Stelios K Kyriacou
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Science The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biomech Model Mechanobiol 1:151-64. 2002
    ..We conclude that a compressible viscoelastic solid model may be the most appropriate for modeling neurosurgical procedures...
  40. ncbi request reprint Most recent results in the biomechanics of the brain
    Karol Miller
    J Biomech 38:965; author reply 967, 969. 2005