Antonius Rohlmann

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Velocity of lordosis angle during spinal flexion and extension
    Tobias Consmüller
    Epionics Medical GmbH, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50135. 2012
  2. pmc In vivo measurements of the effect of whole body vibration on spinal loads
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:666-72. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Loads on a vertebral body replacement during locomotion measured in vivo
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Gait Posture 39:750-5. 2014
  4. pmc Monitoring the load on a telemeterised vertebral body replacement for a period of up to 65 months
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:2575-81. 2013
  5. pmc Parameters influencing the outcome after total disc replacement at the lumbosacral junction. Part 1: misalignment of the vertebrae adjacent to a total disc replacement affects the facet joint and facet capsule forces in a probabilistic finite element anal
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:2271-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Effect of an orthosis on the loads acting on a vertebral body replacement
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 28:490-4. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Lifting up and laying down a weight causes high spinal loads
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 46:511-4. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Spinal loads during position changes
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:754-8. 2012
  9. pmc Optimal stiffness of a pedicle-screw-based motion preservation implant for the lumbar spine
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:666-73. 2012
  10. pmc A probabilistic finite element analysis of the stresses in the augmented vertebral body after vertebroplasty
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 19:1585-95. 2010

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Publications54

  1. pmc Velocity of lordosis angle during spinal flexion and extension
    Tobias Consmüller
    Epionics Medical GmbH, Potsdam, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50135. 2012
    ..05). The Epionics SPINE system allows the rapid assessment of functional kinematics in the lumbar spine. The results of this study now serve as normative data for comparison to patients with spinal pathology or after surgical treatment...
  2. pmc In vivo measurements of the effect of whole body vibration on spinal loads
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:666-72. 2014
    ..Therefore, the aim of the study was to measure the effect of various vibration frequencies, amplitudes, device types and body positions on the loads acting on a lumbar vertebral body replacement (VBR)...
  3. doi request reprint Loads on a vertebral body replacement during locomotion measured in vivo
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Gait Posture 39:750-5. 2014
    ..Walking causes much higher forces on the VBR than standing. A strong force reduction can be achieved by using a walker. ..
  4. pmc Monitoring the load on a telemeterised vertebral body replacement for a period of up to 65 months
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:2575-81. 2013
    ..To determine the postoperative temporal course of the forces acting on a vertebral body replacement (VBR) for two well reproducible activities...
  5. pmc Parameters influencing the outcome after total disc replacement at the lumbosacral junction. Part 1: misalignment of the vertebrae adjacent to a total disc replacement affects the facet joint and facet capsule forces in a probabilistic finite element anal
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:2271-8. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that misalignment of the vertebrae adjacent to the implant reduces range of motion and increases facet joint or capsule tensile forces...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of an orthosis on the loads acting on a vertebral body replacement
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 28:490-4. 2013
    ..Some studies predicted a load reduction while others found no effect. The aim of this study was to measure the in vivo effect of the Lumbo TriStep brace and the hyperextension orthosis medi 3C on the spinal implant loads...
  7. doi request reprint Lifting up and laying down a weight causes high spinal loads
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 46:511-4. 2013
    ..Compared to the value for standing, 5 times higher forces were measured for lifting and setting down of weights. This suggests that these activities should be avoided by patients who have spinal problems...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spinal loads during position changes
    A Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:754-8. 2012
    ..However, until now it is not clear whether the loads are in fact lower if the patients follow these recommendations. The aim was to measure the loads while changing the body position...
  9. pmc Optimal stiffness of a pedicle-screw-based motion preservation implant for the lumbar spine
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:666-73. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the as yet unknown optimal stiffness value of the longitudinal rods that fulfils best these opposing tasks...
  10. pmc A probabilistic finite element analysis of the stresses in the augmented vertebral body after vertebroplasty
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 19:1585-95. 2010
    ..Elastic moduli of cement, fracture region and cancellous bone as well as cement volume have sometimes a moderate effect while number and symmetry of cement plugs have virtually no effect on the maximum stresses...
  11. pmc Loads on a spinal implant measured in vivo during whole-body vibration
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 19:1129-35. 2010
    ..Driving a car or using public transportation systems-when the patient leans towards the backrest-leads to lower implant loads than walking, and can therefore be allowed already shortly after surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Measured loads on a vertebral body replacement during sitting
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charité Universitätmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Spine J 11:870-5. 2011
    ..Sitting is frequently assumed to cause high spinal loads because people with sedentary work often suffer from low back pain. It is assumed that the posture while sitting, as well as several seat parameters, also affects the spinal loads...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of a pedicle-screw-based motion preservation system on lumbar spine biomechanics: a probabilistic finite element study with subsequent sensitivity analysis
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 43:2963-9. 2010
    ..The designated functions of a motion preservation system can best be achieved when the longitudinal rod has a low stiffness, and when the connection between rod and pedicle screws is rigid...
  14. ncbi request reprint Large sizes of vertebral body replacement do not reduce the contact pressure on adjacent vertebral bodies per se
    Thomas Zander
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Julius Wolff Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 31:1307-12. 2009
    ..In some cases the average contact pressures were higher for the small-sized VBR, in others for the large-sized one. Our results reveal that from the mechanical point of view, a small-sized VBR is not generally disadvantageous...
  15. doi request reprint ESB Clinical Biomechanics Award 2008: Complete data of total knee replacement loading for level walking and stair climbing measured in vivo with a follow-up of 6-10 months
    Bernd Heinlein
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:315-26. 2009
    ..The validation of these methods requires in vivo data; therefore, the purpose of this study was to provide in vivo loading data of the knee joint...
  16. doi request reprint Total hip joint prosthesis for in vivo measurement of forces and moments
    Philipp Damm
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augstenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 32:95-100. 2010
    ..Inductive power supply, calculation of the loads from the measured deformations and real time load display are carried out by the external equipment. The maximum error of the load components is 2% including crosstalk...
  17. doi request reprint Influence of different artificial disc kinematics on spine biomechanics
    Thomas Zander
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:135-42. 2009
    ..There are several different artificial discs for the lumbar spine in clinical use. Though clinically established, little is known about the biomechanical advantages of different disc kinematics...
  18. pmc Effect of an artificial disc on lumbar spine biomechanics: a probabilistic finite element study
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 18:89-97. 2009
    ..Clinical studies will be required to show whether or not there is a strong correlation of parameter combinations that cause high facet joint forces and low back pain after total disc replacement...
  19. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the influence of disc degeneration on the mechanical behaviour of a lumbar motion segment using the finite element method
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 39:2484-90. 2006
    ..For axial rotation the decrease takes place in the final stage. Intradiscal pressure is lower while facet joint force and maximum von Mises stress in the annulus are higher in a degenerated compared to a healthy disc...
  20. ncbi request reprint Loading of the knee joint during ergometer cycling: telemetric in vivo data
    Ines Kutzner
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:1032-8. 2012
    ..Within-subject, repeated-measures design...
  21. ncbi request reprint An instrumented implant for vertebral body replacement that measures loads in the anterior spinal column
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Orthopaedics, Biomechanics Laboratory, Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 29:580-5. 2007
    ..The measuring implant described here will provide additional information on spinal loads...
  22. doi request reprint Pedicle-screw-based dynamic implants may increase posterior intervertebral disc bulging during flexion
    Hadi N Boustani
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 56:327-31. 2011
    ..With increasing stiffness of the dynamic implant, the CoR moved towards the longitudinal rod. This posterior shift of the CoR led to a compression of the entire intervertebral disc during flexion and thus to an increase of disc bulging...
  23. doi request reprint Optimised loads for the simulation of axial rotation in the lumbar spine
    Marcel Dreischarf
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 44:2323-7. 2011
    ..However, the optimised values lead to the best agreement with in vivo measured values. Their consequent application would lead to a better comparability of different investigations...
  24. pmc Comparative evaluation of a novel measurement tool to assess lumbar spine posture and range of motion
    Tobias Consmüller
    Epionics Medical GmbH, Am Luftschiffhafen 1, 14471, Potsdam, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:2170-80. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the identification of parameters that influence lumbar range of motion (RoM) was targeted...
  25. doi request reprint Computational biomechanics of a lumbar motion segment in pure and combined shear loads
    Hendrik Schmidt
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    J Biomech 46:2513-21. 2013
    ..The disc contribution on the other hand increases under larger shear loads, smaller compression preloads, flexed postures, larger facet gap distances and at transient periods...
  26. pmc Comparison of the biomechanical effects of posterior and anterior spine-stabilizing implants
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 14:445-53. 2005
    ..This study adds new information about the mechanical behavior of the lumbar spine after insertion of posterior and anterior spine-stabilizing implants. This information improves our biomechanical understanding of the spine...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to estimate the compressive force in the lumbar spine from intradiscal pressure measurements? A finite element evaluation
    Marcel Dreischarf
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 35:1385-90. 2013
    ..Compressive forces can be estimated for non-extended body positions when the individual correction factor is known. In vivo forces can be estimated from intradiscal pressure values within a certain range...
  28. doi request reprint Considerations when loading spinal finite element models with predicted muscle forces from inverse static analyses
    Rui Zhu
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 46:1376-8. 2013
    ..When loading FE models with predicted muscle forces from IS analyses, the main limitations in the IS model - rigidity of the segments and the fixed centers of rotation - must be considered...
  29. doi request reprint An enhanced and validated generic thoraco-lumbar spine model for prediction of muscle forces
    Kap Soo Han
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 34:709-16. 2012
    ..For the first time, trend validation of spinal loading has been achieved, thus allowing confidence in the precise prediction of muscle forces for a range of activities of daily living...
  30. ncbi request reprint Which postures are most suitable in assessing spinal fusion using radiostereometric analysis?
    Hadi N Boustani
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:111-6. 2012
    ..Up to now, plain radiographs are not well suited to assess spinal fusion. Radiostereometric analysis performed for two postures may deliver more reliable results. However, it is unknown, which postures are most suitable for this procedure...
  31. pmc Comparison of the effects of bilateral posterior dynamic and rigid fixation devices on the loads in the lumbar spine: a finite element analysis
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Orthopaedic Hospital, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 16:1223-31. 2007
    ..Thus, the results of this study demonstrate that a dynamic implant does not necessarily reduce axial spinal loads compared to an un-instrumented spine...
  32. pmc Spinal loads after osteoporotic vertebral fractures treated by vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Orthopaedic Clinic, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 15:1255-64. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint A non-optimized follower load path may cause considerable intervertebral rotations
    Marcel Dreischarf
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 43:2625-8. 2010
    ..A preceding optimization of the location of the FL path would increase the comparability of different studies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of total disc replacement with ProDisc on intersegmental rotation of the lumbar spine
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:738-43. 2005
    ..The mechanical behavior of the lumbar spine after insertion of a ProDisc prosthesis was studied using 3-dimensional nonlinear finite element models...
  35. ncbi request reprint Implantable 9-channel telemetry system for in vivo load measurements with orthopedic implants
    Friedmar Graichen
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Biomechanics Laboratory, Hindenburgdamm 30, Germany
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:253-61. 2007
    ..Eight instrumented vertebral body replacements are ready for implantation, and an instrumented tibial tray is being submitted to laboratory tests...
  36. pmc Which radiographic parameters are linked to failure of a dynamic spinal implant?
    Eike Hoff
    Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery and Julius Wolff Institute, Klinik für Orthopädie Charité Campus Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1834-46. 2012
    ..Therefore, we analyzed an implant for single-level or hybrid configuration (adjacent to spondylodesis), which was recalled due to high failure rates...
  37. pmc High-tech hip implant for wireless temperature measurements in vivo
    Georg Bergmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e43489. 2012
    ..It enables the design of mechanically safe and simple instrumented implants...
  38. doi request reprint Optimised in vitro applicable loads for the simulation of lateral bending in the lumbar spine
    Marcel Dreischarf
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 34:777-80. 2012
    ..However, the optimised magnitudes are those which agree best with averaged in vivo measured data. Its consequent application would lead to a better comparability of different investigations...
  39. doi request reprint Loads on a telemeterized vertebral body replacement measured in two patients
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1170-9. 2008
    ..The loads acting on a vertebral body replacement (VBR) were measured in vivo...
  40. doi request reprint What have we learned from finite element model studies of lumbar intervertebral discs in the past four decades?
    Hendrik Schmidt
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    J Biomech 46:2342-55. 2013
    ..The transport of solutes is substantially influenced by the disc size, tissue diffusivity and endplates permeability. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Design, calibration and pre-clinical testing of an instrumented tibial tray
    Bernd Heinlein
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 40:S4-10. 2007
    ..The measured values will enhance the quality of future pre-clinical testing, numerical modeling in knee biomechanics and the patients' physiotherapy and rehabilitation...
  42. doi request reprint Different arm positions and the shape of the thoracic spine can explain contradictory results in the literature about spinal loads for sitting and standing
    Marcel Dreischarf
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2015-21. 2010
    ..Loads acting in vivo on a vertebral body replacement (VBR) and the shape of the back were measured...
  43. pmc Activities of everyday life with high spinal loads
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e98510. 2014
    ..Measured shear forces were usually higher in the posterior direction than in the anterior direction. Activities with high resultant forces usually caused high values of other load components. ..
  44. ncbi request reprint Automatic distinction of upper body motions in the main anatomical planes
    Tobias Consmüller
    Epionics Medical GmbH, Beyerstrasse 1, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 36:516-21. 2014
    ....
  45. pmc Standardized loads acting in knee implants
    Georg Bergmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e86035. 2014
    ..However, due to the extreme individual variations of some load components, even the reported average load profiles can most likely not explain every failure of an implant or a surgical procedure. ..
  46. doi request reprint Lumbar spinal loads vary with body height and weight
    Kap Soo Han
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 35:969-77. 2013
    ..Spinal loads generally increased from cranial to caudal. The presented data now allow the estimation of the spinal load during activities of daily living on a subject specific basis, if body height and weight are known...
  47. doi request reprint Diurnal variations in intervertebral disc height affect spine flexibility, intradiscal pressure and contact compressive forces in the facet joints
    Thomas Zander
    Julius Wolff Institut, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 13:551-7. 2010
    ..Predicted facet joint forces may be used for the designing and pre-clinical testing of artificial facet joint replacements...
  48. pmc Effect of different surgical strategies on screw forces after correction of scoliosis with a VDS implant
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 15:457-64. 2006
    ....
  49. pmc Spinal loads during cycling on an ergometer
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e95497. 2014
    ..Therefore, the authors conclude that patients with back problems should not cycle at high power levels shortly after surgery as a precaution...
  50. pmc Parameters influencing the outcome after total disc replacement at the lumbosacral junction. Part 2: distraction and posterior translation lead to clinical failure after a mean follow-up of 5 years
    Patrick Strube
    Klinik für Orthopädie, Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:2279-87. 2013
    ....
  51. doi request reprint A novel system for the dynamic assessment of back shape
    William R Taylor
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Centrum für Sportwissenschaften und Sportmedizin Berlin, Philippstr 13, Haus 11, D 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Med Eng Phys 32:1080-3. 2010
    ..This study showed that SpineDMS(©) could be deployed as a reliable diagnostic tool for back posture, as well as movements in the sagittal plane...
  52. ncbi request reprint Influence of ligament stiffness on the mechanical behavior of a functional spinal unit
    Thomas Zander
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12203 Berlin, Germany
    J Biomech 37:1107-11. 2004
    ..This indicates that finite element models of spinal segments have to be validated and that a realistic quantitative prediction of ligament forces is extremely difficult...
  53. pmc Spinal loads during post-operative physiotherapeutic exercises
    Antonius Rohlmann
    Julius Wolff Institute, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e102005. 2014
    ..These exercises should not be performed shortly after spine surgery. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four reconstruction methods after total sacrectomy: a finite element study
    Rui Zhu
    Department of Spine Surgery, Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, 389 Xincun Road, 200065 Shanghai, PR China
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:771-6. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare the lumbo-pelvic motion and the relative risk of implant breakage for four different reconstructions after total sacrectomy...