Vijay K Goel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toledo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical rationale for using polyetheretherketone (PEEK) spacers for lumbar interbody fusion-A finite element study
    Sasidhar Vadapalli
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E992-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of bone stresses and fixation stability using a finite element model of simulated distal radius fractures
    Renee D Rogge
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:86-92. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of mechanical factors in the evaluation of pedicle screw type spinal fixation devices
    V K Goel
    Department of Bioengineering and Orthopedics, 5051C Nitschke Hall, University of Toledo and Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Neurol India 53:399-407. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Buck's direct repair of lumbar spondylolysis restores disc stresses at the involved and adjacent levels
    Koichi Sairyo
    Spine Research Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:1020-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A preliminary biomechanical evaluation in a simulated spinal fusion model. Laboratory investigation
    Lisa A Ferrara
    Spine Research Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:542-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint A unique modular implant system enhances load sharing in anterior cervical interbody fusion: a finite element study
    Vivek Palepu
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 13:26. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Commentary: Biomechanics of various surgical procedures for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine
    Vijay K Goel
    Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, The University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine J 12:409-10. 2012
  8. pmc Parameters that effect spine biomechanics following cervical disc replacement
    Vijay K Goel
    Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, 5046 NI, MS 303, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:S688-99. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of charité artificial disc on the implanted and adjacent spinal segments mechanics using a hybrid testing protocol
    Vijay K Goel
    Spine Research Center, University of Toledo and Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2755-64. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Test protocols for evaluation of spinal implants
    Vijay K Goel
    Department of Bioengineering, 5051 C Nitschke Hall, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:103-9. 2006

Research Grants

  1. 2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference
    Vijay Goel; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical rationale for using polyetheretherketone (PEEK) spacers for lumbar interbody fusion-A finite element study
    Sasidhar Vadapalli
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E992-8. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of cage/spacer stiffness on the stresses in the bone graft and cage subsidence...
  2. ncbi request reprint An analysis of bone stresses and fixation stability using a finite element model of simulated distal radius fractures
    Renee D Rogge
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 27:86-92. 2002
    ..A finite element model is useful in showing differences between various pin constructs in the treatment of distal radius fractures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of mechanical factors in the evaluation of pedicle screw type spinal fixation devices
    V K Goel
    Department of Bioengineering and Orthopedics, 5051C Nitschke Hall, University of Toledo and Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Neurol India 53:399-407. 2005
    ..g., motion, load sharing, bench type tests, and finite element model analyses). These protocols reflect the research experience of the past decade or so...
  4. ncbi request reprint Buck's direct repair of lumbar spondylolysis restores disc stresses at the involved and adjacent levels
    Koichi Sairyo
    Spine Research Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:1020-6. 2006
    ..Purpose of this study was to analyze the disc stresses at cranial and caudal adjacent level of lumbar spondylolysis. Also, the biomechanical effects of Buck's technique on disc stresses at these two segments were evaluated...
  5. ncbi request reprint A preliminary biomechanical evaluation in a simulated spinal fusion model. Laboratory investigation
    Lisa A Ferrara
    Spine Research Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic Spine Institute Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:542-8. 2007
    ..A preliminary in vitro biomechanical study was conducted to determine if the pressure at a bone graft-mortise interface and the load transmitted along a ventral cervical plate could be used as parameters to assess fusion status...
  6. doi request reprint A unique modular implant system enhances load sharing in anterior cervical interbody fusion: a finite element study
    Vivek Palepu
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 13:26. 2014
    ..This study investigates the load sharing ability of a novel dynamic plate design in preventing the stress shielding of the graft material compared to the non-dynamic devices...
  7. doi request reprint Commentary: Biomechanics of various surgical procedures for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine
    Vijay K Goel
    Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, The University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine J 12:409-10. 2012
    ..Hussain M, Nassr A, Natarajan RN, et al. Corpectomy versus discectomy for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine pathology: a finite element model analysis. Spine J 2012;12:401-8 (in this issue)...
  8. pmc Parameters that effect spine biomechanics following cervical disc replacement
    Vijay K Goel
    Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, 5046 NI, MS 303, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:S688-99. 2012
    ..Evaluation of in vivo kinematics following TDR to analyze the quality and quantity of motion using stereoradiogrammetric technique may be needed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of charité artificial disc on the implanted and adjacent spinal segments mechanics using a hybrid testing protocol
    Vijay K Goel
    Spine Research Center, University of Toledo and Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2755-64. 2005
    ..Finite element model of L3-S1 segment and confirmatory cadaveric testing were used to investigate the biomechanical effects of a mobile core type artificial disc (Charité artificial disc; DePuy Spine, Raynham, MA) on the lumbar spine...
  10. ncbi request reprint Test protocols for evaluation of spinal implants
    Vijay K Goel
    Department of Bioengineering, 5051 C Nitschke Hall, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:103-9. 2006
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  11. doi request reprint Effects of rate of loading on viscoelastic supraspinous ligament inflammation and cumulative lumbar disorder
    Vijay K Goel
    Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine J 10:1086-8. 2010
    ..Pinski SE, King KB, Davidson BS, et al. High-frequency loading of lumbar ligaments increases proinflammatory cytokines expression in a feline model of repetitive musculoskeletal disorder. Spine J 2010:10:1078-85 (in this issue)...
  12. pmc Three-dimensional finite element analysis of the pediatric lumbar spine. Part I: pathomechanism of apophyseal bony ring fracture
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo, OH, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:923-9. 2006
    ..Over time, the higher compression stresses along with tension stresses in flexion may contribute to the apophyseal ring fracture (fatigue phenomena)...
  13. pmc Do design variations in the artificial disc influence cervical spine biomechanics? A finite element investigation
    Ahmad Faizan
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, 5046 NI, MS 303, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:S653-62. 2012
    ..Overall, the oval design with an inferior ball component, produced motion, facet loads, implant stresses and capsule ligament strains closest to the intact spine, which may be key to long-term implant survival...
  14. doi request reprint Morphological changes in the cervical intervertebral foramen dimensions with unilateral facet joint dislocation
    Nabil A Ebraheim
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Injury 40:1157-60. 2009
    ..These data are important to understand the cause of neurological compromise following unilateral facet joint dislocation...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of removing the lateral part of the pars interarticularis on stress distribution at the neural arch in lumbar foraminal microdecompression at L3-L4 and L4-L5: anatomic and finite element investigations
    Alexander A Ivanov
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2462-6. 2007
    ..The assessment of L3 and L4 pars interarticularis thickness and finite element analysis of stress distribution across L3 and L4 pars interarticularis...
  16. ncbi request reprint How the increase of the cervical disc space height affects the facet joint: an anatomy study
    Jiayong Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E350-4. 2006
    ..In vitro study on the effect of increasing the height of the cervical disc space on the facet joint...
  17. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical rationale of ossification of the secondary ossification center on apophyseal bony ring fracture: a biomechanical study
    Ahmad Faizan
    Engineering Center for Orthopedic Research Excellence E CORE, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:1063-7. 2007
    ..There is no previous study clarifying the mechanism of the high prevalence of this disorder in the ossification stage. Thus, in this study, we investigated the effects of ossification of the ring on lumbar spine biomechanics...
  18. doi request reprint Biomechanical rationale of sacral rounding deformity in pediatric spondylolisthesis: a clinical and biomechanical study
    Tomoya Terai
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, Department of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, OH, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:1187-94. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Biomechanical analysis comparing three C1-C2 transarticular screw salvaging fixation techniques
    Hossein Elgafy
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:378-85. 2010
    ..This is an in vitro biomechanical study...
  20. doi request reprint Adjacent level effects of bi level disc replacement, bi level fusion and disc replacement plus fusion in cervical spine--a finite element based study
    Ahmad Faizan
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:226-33. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the adjacent level biomechanics of bi-level disc replacement, bi-level fusion and a construct having adjoining level disc replacement and fusion system...
  21. doi request reprint Models that incorporate spinal structures predict better wear performance of cervical artificial discs
    Sanghita Bhattacharya
    Department of Bioengineering, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, The University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine J 11:766-76. 2011
    ..Retrieval analyses reveal failure modes that are not observed in benchtop simulations and thus indicate deficiencies associated with existing approaches...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of lumbar interbody cage geometry on construct stability: a cadaveric study
    Sasidhar Vadapalli
    Spine Research Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2189-94. 2006
    ..Biomechanical study to investigate three-dimensional motion behavior of cadaveric spines in various surgical simulations...
  23. pmc Operated and adjacent segment motions for fusion versus cervical arthroplasty: a pilot study
    Tomoya Terai
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:682-7. 2011
    ..Fusion may lead to adjacent segment degeneration. Artificial discs have been introduced as motion-preserving devices to reduce the risk of fusion-related complications...
  24. pmc Three dimensional finite element analysis of the pediatric lumbar spine. Part II: biomechanical change as the initiating factor for pediatric isthmic spondylolisthesis at the growth plate
    Koichi Sairyo
    Bioengineering, University of Toledo, 5040 Nitschke Hall, OH, 43606, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:930-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, FE models indicate that stress concentrations in the lytic model increase at the growth plate which may lead to physis stress fracture leading to spondylolisthesis...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of graded facetectomy on biomechanics of Dynesys dynamic stabilization system
    Ali Kiapour
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E581-9. 2012
    ..Finite element (FE) method was used to compare the biomechanics of L3-S1 lumbar spine with graded facetectomy before and after placement of Dynesys...
  26. doi request reprint Gravimetric wear analysis and particulate characterization of bilateral facet-augmentation system--PercuDyn™
    Sanghita Bhattacharya
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 20:329-38. 2010
    ..4 mg/million cycles; substantially less than the literature derived studies for other motion preservation devices like the Bryan disc and Charité disc. Wear debris size and shape were also similar to these devices...
  27. doi request reprint Timing sequence of multi-planar knee kinematics revealed by physiologic cadaveric simulation of landing: implications for ACL injury mechanism
    Ata M Kiapour
    Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence ECORE, Departments of Orthopaedics and Bioengineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United States
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 29:75-82. 2014
    ..This study seeks to investigate the detailed interactions between tibiofemoral joint multi-planar kinematics and anterior cruciate ligament strain in a cadaveric model of landing using a validated physiologic drop-stand apparatus...
  28. doi request reprint Kinematic effects of a pedicle-lengthening osteotomy for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis
    Ali Kiapour
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:314-20. 2012
    ..In this paper, the authors' goal was to evaluate the changes in spinal canal dimensions and kinematic behavior after pedicle-lengthening osteotomies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lumbar ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is due to accumulation of inflammation-related scar tissue
    Koichi Sairyo
    Spine Research Center, Department of Bioengineering and Orthopedics, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E340-7. 2007
    ..A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of the lumbar ligamentum flavum...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cyclic loads do not compromise functionality of the interspinous spacer or cause damage to the spinal segment: an in vitro analysis
    Amanesh Goyal
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 18:289-302. 2008
    ..A biomechanical study to evaluate the effects of interspinous spacer under cyclic complex loading...
  31. doi request reprint Relationship between limb length discrepancy and load distribution across the sacroiliac joint--a finite element study
    Ali Kiapour
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1577-80. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Microwave assisted preparation of magnesium phosphate cement (MPC) for orthopedic applications: a novel solution to the exothermicity problem
    Huan Zhou
    Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 33:4288-94. 2013
    ..Based on the results, this microwave exposure provides a novel technique for the processing of injectable phosphate bone cement compositions. ..
  33. doi request reprint Clinically relevant injury patterns after an anterior cruciate ligament injury provide insight into injury mechanisms
    Jason W Levine
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, The University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft Street, 5035 Nitschke Hall, MS 303, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:385-95. 2013
    ..Secondary bone bruises have been reported in over 80% of partial and complete ACL ruptures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of the increase in the height of lumbar disc space on facet joint articulation area in sagittal plane
    Jiayong Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E198-202. 2006
    ..Computerized tomography (CT) of the lumbar spine cadaveric specimens was used to evaluate the effect of increasing the height of the disc space in the lumbar spine to the facet joint articulation in the sagittal plane...
  35. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of an endplate-conformed polycaprolactone-hydroxyapatite intervertebral fusion graft and its comparison with a typical nonconformed cortical graft
    Aakash Agarwal
    Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    J Biomech Eng 135:61005-9. 2013
    ..The stress distributions in the endplate suggest that the load sharing is greater with the endplate-conformed PCL-HA graft, which might reduce the graft subsidence possibility...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vertebral forward slippage in immature lumbar spine occurs following epiphyseal separation and its occurrence is unrelated to disc degeneration: is the pediatric spondylolisthesis a physis stress fracture of vertebral body?
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:524-7. 2004
    ..Radiographic and histologic evaluation of a rat model of lumbar spine slippage...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lumbar spinal disorders in patients with athetoid cerebral palsy: a clinical and biomechanical study
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Oita Nakamura Hospital, Otemachi, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E66-70. 2006
    ..Radiologic study for patients with athetoid cerebral palsy (CP), and a biomechanical study using the finite-element model (FEM)...
  38. ncbi request reprint In vitro biomechanical studies of an anterior thoracolumbar implant
    Patrick W Hitchon
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:350-4. 2002
    ..Although graft-to-plate fixation may prevent graft migration into the canal, it does not contribute to spinal rigidity...
  39. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of two-level Charité artificial disc placement in comparison to fusion plus single-level disc placement combination
    Jonathan N Grauer
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Spine J 6:659-66. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of cervical double-door laminoplasty using hydroxyapatite spacer
    Shinichiro Kubo
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:227-34. 2003
    ..In vitro three-dimensional kinematic changes after double-door cervical laminoplasty, with and without spacer, and laminectomy were studied in a human cadaveric model...
  41. ncbi request reprint An advanced approach for computer modeling and prototyping of the human tooth
    Kuang Hua Chang
    School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 31:621-31. 2003
    ..Note that both the solid and p-FEA models of the molar are presented. However, comparison between p- and h-FEA models is out of the scope of the paper...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ability of the finite element models to predict response of the human spine to sinusoidal vertical vibration
    Wayne Z Kong
    Foster Miller, Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1961-7. 2003
    ..The study examined the efficacy of the finite element models of various spinal segments in predicting the vibration response of the human spine...
  43. ncbi request reprint Posterior instrumentation reduces differences in spine stability as a result of different cage orientations: an in vitro study
    Shih Tien Wang
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:62-7. 2005
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Residual sagittal motion after lumbar fusion: a finite element analysis with implications on radiographic flexion-extension criteria
    Christopher M Bono
    Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:417-22. 2007
    ..Finite element analysis of a lumbar fusion model...
  45. ncbi request reprint Athletes with unilateral spondylolysis are at risk of stress fracture at the contralateral pedicle and pars interarticularis: a clinical and biomechanical study
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, 3 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503 Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:583-90. 2005
    ..Unilateral spondylolysis is common in youths; its clinical and biomechanical features, especially effects on the contralateral side, are not fully understood...
  46. ncbi request reprint Artificial disc prosthesis: design concepts and criteria
    Casey K Lee
    Department of Orthopaedics, New Jersey Medical School, 556 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 5, Roseland, NJ 07068, USA
    Spine J 4:209S-218S. 2004
    ..A review of devices with these criteria in mind is reported...
  47. pmc Comparison of two interbody fusion cages for posterior lumbar interbody fusion in a cadaveric model
    Shih Tien Wang
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int Orthop 30:299-304. 2006
    ..This underscores the need to use posterior instrumentation to achieve a higher initial stability...
  48. ncbi request reprint Vertebral endplate morphology follows bone remodeling principles
    Nicole M Grosland
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E667-73. 2007
    ..A finite element model coupled with an iterative bone remodeling algorithm was used to optimize the morphology of the lumbar vertebrae...
  49. ncbi request reprint Frequency response of pig intervertebral disc cells subjected to dynamic hydrostatic pressure
    Mehran Kasra
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4L7, and Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:1967-73. 2006
    ..The repeatability of experiments was verified by performing two experiments with the same protocol. Both experiments indicated that a threshold frequency of around 5 Hz disrupted protein metabolism...
  50. ncbi request reprint MRI signal changes of the pedicle as an indicator for early diagnosis of spondylolysis in children and adolescents: a clinical and biomechanical study
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:206-11. 2006
    ..Clinical review of pediatric patients with lumbar spondylolysis and biomechanical analysis using finite-element lumbar spine model...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of loss of elasticity and hypertrophy of lumbar ligamentum flavum in elderly patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Hirofumi Kosaka
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2805-11. 2007
    ..A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of lumbar ligamentum flavum...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stabilities between obliquely and conventionally inserted Bagby and Kuslich cages as posterior lumbar interbody fusion in a cadaver model
    Shih Tien Wang
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:676-81. 2003
    ..This study was designed to compare the stability imparted by the cages placed using an oblique and posterior approaches and to determine the effects of supplementary posterior instrumentation...
  53. ncbi request reprint The biomechanical effects of multilevel posterior foraminotomy and foraminotomy with double-door laminoplasty
    Shinichiro Kubo
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Miyazaki Medical College, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 15:477-85. 2002
    ..The ranges of initial slack showed similar trends when compared with the results at maximum load. Clinical implications of these observations are presented...
  54. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of two stabilization techniques of the atlantoaxial joints: transarticular screw fixation versus screw and rod fixation
    Hiroshi Kuroki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Miyazaki, Faculty of Medicine, Miyazaki, Japan
    Neurosurgery 56:151-9; discussion 151-9. 2005
    ..To compare the biomechanical stability imparted to the C1 and C2 vertebrae by either transarticular screw fixation (TSF) or screw and rod fixation (SRF) techniques in a cadaver model...
  55. ncbi request reprint Contributions of flexion-extension cyclic loads to the lumbar spinal segment stability following different discectomy procedures
    Hiroshi Kuroki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E39-46. 2004
    ..An in vitro biomechanical cadaveric study. OBJECTIVES To elucidate the effect of flexion-extension cyclic loads on the motion behavior of lumbar spine after different discectomies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparative biomechanical analysis of a cervical cage made of an unsintered hydroxyapatite particle and poly-L-lactide composite in a cadaver model
    Koji Totoribe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1010-5; discussion 1015. 2003
    ..A new cage made from a forged composite of unsintered hydroxyapatite particles and poly-L-lactide (F-u-HA/PLLA) is compared biomechanically with the Ray threaded fusion cage...

Research Grants1

  1. 2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference
    Vijay Goel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This should help create the necessary work force of varied interests in the health care field. ..