Anne Simmons

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Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term in vivo biostability of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(hexamethylene oxide) mixed macrodiol-based polyurethane elastomers
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 25:4887-900. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of sterilisation on a poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(hexamethylene oxide) mixed macrodiol-based polyurethane elastomer
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 27:4484-97. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Biostability and biological performance of a PDMS-based polyurethane for controlled drug release
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 29:2987-95. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Extracellular matrix remodelling during cell adhesion monitored by the quartz crystal microbalance
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 29:2581-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Lysozyme interaction with poly(HEMA)-based hydrogel
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia
    Biomaterials 27:1341-5. 2006
  6. doi request reprint The Hemodynamic Effects of Hemodialysis Needle Rotation and Orientation in an Idealized Computational Model
    DAVID FULKER
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Artif Organs 40:185-9. 2016
  7. doi request reprint In vivo biostability of polyurethane-organosilicate nanocomposites
    Katie E Styan
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Acta Biomater 8:2243-53. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The modulation of platelet and endothelial cell adhesion to vascular graft materials by perlecan
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Gate 11, Botany St, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 30:4898-906. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Spiral blood flow in aorta-renal bifurcation models
    Ashkan Javadzadegan
    a ANZAC Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 19:964-76. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Pulsatility Produced by the Hemodialysis Roller Pump as Measured by Doppler Ultrasound
    DAVID FULKER
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Artif Organs 39:945-50. 2015

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  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term in vivo biostability of poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(hexamethylene oxide) mixed macrodiol-based polyurethane elastomers
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 25:4887-900. 2004
    ..The results indicate that a soft, flexible PDMS-based polyurethane synthesized using 20% PHMO and 80% PDMS macrodiols has excellent long-term biostability compared with commercially available polyurethanes...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of sterilisation on a poly(dimethylsiloxane)/poly(hexamethylene oxide) mixed macrodiol-based polyurethane elastomer
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 27:4484-97. 2006
    ..Further biostability studies should be performed to assess the longer-term in vivo biostability of the PDMS-based material sterilised using autoclaving and gamma-irradiation...
  3. doi request reprint Biostability and biological performance of a PDMS-based polyurethane for controlled drug release
    Anne Simmons
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 29:2987-95. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that E2A is a potential candidate for a delivery vehicle of therapeutic agents in implantable drug delivery applications...
  4. doi request reprint Extracellular matrix remodelling during cell adhesion monitored by the quartz crystal microbalance
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 29:2581-7. 2008
    ..Changes in dissipation correspond to the development of the actin cytoskeleton as visualised by actin staining...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lysozyme interaction with poly(HEMA)-based hydrogel
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia
    Biomaterials 27:1341-5. 2006
    ..DPI showed that the first exposure of lysozyme to P(HEMA-MAA) was consistent with lysozyme absorption while subsequent lysozyme exposures were consistent with lysozyme adsorption...
  6. doi request reprint The Hemodynamic Effects of Hemodialysis Needle Rotation and Orientation in an Idealized Computational Model
    DAVID FULKER
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Artif Organs 40:185-9. 2016
    ..Therefore, the venous needle should not be rotated, whereas the arterial needle may be rotated to alleviate pressure with consideration given to the orientation of the needle...
  7. doi request reprint In vivo biostability of polyurethane-organosilicate nanocomposites
    Katie E Styan
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Acta Biomater 8:2243-53. 2012
    ..The amino undecanoic acid composite compared favourably with the quaternary ammonium compound composite of equivalent silicate loading, and offers the promise of a more favourable tissue response...
  8. doi request reprint The modulation of platelet and endothelial cell adhesion to vascular graft materials by perlecan
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Gate 11, Botany St, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 30:4898-906. 2009
    ..These results suggest a role for HS chains of perlecan in improving graft patency by selectively promoting endothelial cell proliferation while modulating platelet adhesion...
  9. doi request reprint Spiral blood flow in aorta-renal bifurcation models
    Ashkan Javadzadegan
    a ANZAC Research Institute, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 19:964-76. 2016
    ..These results indicate that the spiral nature of blood flow has atheroprotective effects in renal arteries and should be taken into consideration in analyses of the aorta and renal arteries. ..
  10. doi request reprint Pulsatility Produced by the Hemodialysis Roller Pump as Measured by Doppler Ultrasound
    DAVID FULKER
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Artif Organs 39:945-50. 2015
    ..The venous air trap was identified as the most effective mechanism in reducing the pulsatility. The inclusion of multiple rollers is also recommended to offer an effective solution in dampening the pulse produced by the pump. ..
  11. doi request reprint Effectiveness of microbubble removal in an airtrap with a free surface interface
    Gholamreza Keshavarzi
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA Electronic address
    J Biomech 48:1237-40. 2015
    ..The modelled air trap is shown to be ineffective for filtering small micro bubbles. ..
  12. doi request reprint Fibrinogen adsorption and platelet adhesion to silica surfaces with stochastic nanotopography
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Biointerphases 9:041002. 2014
    ..These data support the role of surface nanotopography in directing platelet-surface interactions even when the adsorbed fibrinogen layer is able to support the same level of platelet adhesion. ..
  13. doi request reprint Non-degradable polymer nanocomposites for drug delivery
    Johnson Hsiang Yu Chung
    The University of New South Wales, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, Australia
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 8:765-78. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Monitoring cell adhesion on tantalum and oxidised polystyrene using a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation
    Megan Susan Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 27:4529-37. 2006
    ..Frequency (f) and dissipation (D) changes associated with cell adhesion were less than would be expected from the Sauerbrey relation due to the viscoelastic properties of the cells...
  15. doi request reprint Haemodynamic analysis of femoral artery bifurcation models under different physiological flow waveforms
    Ashkan Javadzadegan
    a The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 19:1143-53. 2016
    ..This confirms that the risk of atherothrombotic plaque initiation and development in femoral arteries is higher under blunt and sharp monophasic waveforms than under biphasic and triphasic flow waveforms. ..
  16. doi request reprint A prosthesis-specific multi-link segment model of lower-limb amputee sprinting
    Stacey M Rigney
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Biomech 49:3185-3193. 2016
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  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of charged groups on protein interactions with poly(HEMA) hydrogels
    Megan S Lord
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 27:567-75. 2006
    ..A net mass decrease was observed for cholesterol interacting with each of the hydrogel materials, while a mass increase was observed on PMMA...
  18. pmc Quantifying prosthetic gait deviation using simple outcome measures
    Lauren Kark
    Lauren Kark, Ross Odell, Anne Simmons, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    World J Orthop 7:383-91. 2016
    ..To develop a subset of simple outcome measures to quantify prosthetic gait deviation without needing three-dimensional gait analysis (3DGA)...
  19. doi request reprint Mechanical characterization and comparison of energy storage and return prostheses
    Stacey M Rigney
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Med Eng Phys . 2017
    ..7, 52.0, 51.7 and 52.4% for the abovementioned prostheses. The proposed methodology allows the standardized assessment and comparison of ESAR prostheses without the confounding influences of subject-specific gait characteristics...
  20. doi request reprint Particle image velocimetry study of aorta-renal bifurcation
    Tomofumi Haga
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Technol Health Care 23:539-45. 2015
    ..Haemodynamic parameters such as separated flow regions play a key role in the progression and development of atherosclerotic lesions in renal arteries, which typically originate at the renal ostium...
  21. doi request reprint The flow field near a venous needle in hemodialysis: a computational study
    DAVID FULKER
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Hemodial Int 17:602-11. 2013
    ..Results indicate shallow needle angles and lower blood flow rates may minimize vessel damage...
  22. doi request reprint Two-dimensional computational analysis of microbubbles in hemodialysis
    Gholamreza Keshavarzi
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Artif Organs 37:E139-44. 2013
    ..Consequently, the common air traps are not effective in removing bubbles less than 200 μm in diameter. ..
  23. pmc Impact of flow pulsatility on arterial drug distribution in stent-based therapy
    Caroline C O'Brien
    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Control Release 168:115-24. 2013
    ..Our results indicate that factors governing pulsatile luminal flow on arterial drug deposition should be carefully considered in conjunction with device deployment settings for better utilization of drug-eluting stent therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hematologic and biochemical effects of the Gradiflow in an ex vivo ovine model
    Jason I Lee
    Department of Renal Medicine, The University of Sydney at Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia
    ASAIO J 51:366-71. 2005
    ..Overall, the results indicate that there were no gross physiologic, hematologic, or biochemical adverse reactions to the ex vivo Gradiflow procedure...