Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Ocular hemorrhages in neonatal porcine eyes from single, rapid rotational eventsBrittany Coats
Department of Bioengineering, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:4792-7. 2010..To characterize ocular hemorrhages from single, rapid head rotations in the neonatal pig...
- Potential for head injuries in infants from low-height fallsBrittany Coats
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6321, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:321-30. 2008..The objective of this study was to determine impact forces and angular accelerations associated with low-height falls in infants...
- In situ deformations in the immature brain during rapid rotationsNicole G Ibrahim
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 240 Skirkanich Hall, 210 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6321, USA
J Biomech Eng 132:044501. 2010..Future studies will examine the brain-skull displacement and will be used to validate brain-skull interactions in computational models...
- Parametric study of head impact in the infantBrittany Coats
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Bioengineering, 240 Skirkanich Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6321, USA
Stapp Car Crash J 51:1-15. 2007..In summary, the pediatric FEM response is not sensitive to small variations in anatomy or brain modulus, large deviations will significantly influence principal stress estimates and the prediction of skull fracture...
- Material properties of porcine parietal cortexBrittany Coats
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 3320 Smith Walk, 105 Hayden Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6392, USA
J Biomech 39:2521-5. 2006..The assumption of gray matter homogeneity should be carefully considered in future finite element models of the head...
- Anthropomorphic simulations of falls, shakes, and inflicted impacts in infantsMichael T Prange
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6392, USA
J Neurosurg 99:143-50. 2003..The authors sought to compare rotational deceleration sustained by the head among free falls, from different heights onto different surfaces, with those sustained during shaking and inflicted impact...
- Material properties of human infant skull and suture at high ratesBrittany Coats
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6392, USA
J Neurotrauma 23:1222-32. 2006..These data provide necessary information to enhance our understanding of mechanisms of head injury in young children...