Manohar Panjabi

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hybrid multidirectional test method to evaluate spinal adjacent-level effects
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:257-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury mechanisms of the cervical intervertebral disc during simulated whiplash
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1217-25. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine ligament injury during simulated frontal impact
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2395-403. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine curvature during simulated whiplash
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:1-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical spinal instability and low back pain
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 13:371-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the intervertebral neck injury criterion using simulated rear impacts
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT, 06520 8071, USA
    J Biomech 38:1694-701. 2005
  7. pmc Graded thoracolumbar spinal injuries: development of multidirectional instability
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Eur Spine J 7:332-9. 1998
  8. pmc A hypothesis of chronic back pain: ligament subfailure injuries lead to muscle control dysfunction
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:668-76. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral neck injury criterion for prediction of multiplanar cervical spine injury due to side impacts
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:387-97. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiplanar cervical spine injury due to head-turned rear impact
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:420-9. 2006

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Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Hybrid multidirectional test method to evaluate spinal adjacent-level effects
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:257-65. 2007
    ..A new test method especially designed to study spinal adjacent-level effects is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Injury mechanisms of the cervical intervertebral disc during simulated whiplash
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1217-25. 2004
    ..A kinematic analysis of cervical intervertebral disc deformation during simulated whiplash using the whole cervical spine with muscle force replication model was performed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine ligament injury during simulated frontal impact
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2395-403. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine curvature during simulated whiplash
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:1-9. 2004
    ..To develop a new method to describe cervical spine curvature and evaluate the potential for injury in the upper and lower cervical spine during simulated whiplash...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical spinal instability and low back pain
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 13:371-9. 2003
    ..Concerning the role of neuromuscular control system, increased body sway has been found in patients with low back pain, indicating a less efficient muscle control system with decreased ability to provide the needed spinal stability...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the intervertebral neck injury criterion using simulated rear impacts
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT, 06520 8071, USA
    J Biomech 38:1694-701. 2005
    ..Advantages of IV-NIC include the ability to predict the intervertebral level, mode, severity, and time of the cervical spine soft-tissue injury...
  7. pmc Graded thoracolumbar spinal injuries: development of multidirectional instability
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Eur Spine J 7:332-9. 1998
    ..Our findings, however, suggest that the ROM, as measured from functional radiographs of a traumatized patient, may underestimate the true injury to the spinal column...
  8. pmc A hypothesis of chronic back pain: ligament subfailure injuries lead to muscle control dysfunction
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:668-76. 2006
    ..The hypothesis may help in a better understanding of chronic low back and neck pain patients, and in improved clinical management...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral neck injury criterion for prediction of multiplanar cervical spine injury due to side impacts
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:387-97. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiplanar cervical spine injury due to head-turned rear impact
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:420-9. 2006
    ..Head-turned whole cervical spine model was stabilized with muscle force replication and subjected to simulated rear impacts of increasing severity. Multiplanar flexibility testing evaluated any resulting injury...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dynamic intervertebral foramen narrowing during simulated rear impact
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E128-34. 2006
    ..A biomechanical study of intervertebral foraminal narrowing during simulated automotive rear impacts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of the human cervical spine as shown by three-dimensional load-displacement curves
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2692-700. 2001
    ..The mechanical properties of multilevel human cervical spines were investigated by applying pure rotational moments to each specimen and measuring multidirectional intervertebral motions...
  13. ncbi request reprint The cortical shell architecture of human cervical vertebral bodies
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2478-84. 2001
    ..An anatomic study of cervical vertebral bodies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development of a system for in vitro neck muscle force replication in whole cervical spine experiments
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopadics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2214-9. 2001
    ..An in vitro biomechanical study...
  15. ncbi request reprint High-speed subfailure stretch of rabbit anterior cruciate ligament: changes in elastic, failure and viscoelastic characteristics
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 16:334-40. 2001
    ..To study alterations in the ligament mechanical characteristics due to a subfailure stretch delivered at high speed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Equivalence of single and incremental subfailure stretches of rabbit anterior cruciate ligament
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    J Orthop Res 18:841-8. 2000
    ..1) parameters of the two stretch protocols. In conclusion, the 88% subfailure stretch significantly altered the mechanical properties of ligament, and the incremental and single stretches were biomechanically equivalent...
  17. ncbi request reprint Internal morphology of human cervical pedicles
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1197-205. 2000
    ..The internal architecture of cervical spine pedicles was investigated by thin sectioning and digitization of radiographic images...
  18. ncbi request reprint Superiority of incremental trauma approach in experimental burst fracture studies
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 15:73-8. 2000
    ..To compare the incremental and single trauma approaches in experimental spinal trauma production...
  19. ncbi request reprint Subfailure injury affects the relaxation behavior of rabbit ACL
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 14:24-31. 1999
    ..To study changes in viscoelasticity of a ligament due to an incomplete or a subfailure injury...
  20. ncbi request reprint Loosening at the screw-vertebra junction in multilevel anterior cervical plate constructs
    M M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2383-8. 1999
    ..An in vitro biomechanical study of one-level and three-level corpectomy and anterior cervical plate models...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine models for biomechanical research
    M M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2684-700. 1998
    ..The model should be designed to answer specifically the question asked. Its predictions are valid only within the boundaries of assumptions and limitations that it incorporates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral neck injury criterion for simulated frontal impacts
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 6:175-84. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Multidirectional testing of one- and two-level ProDisc-L versus simulated fusions
    Manohar Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1311-9. 2007
    ..An in vitro human cadaveric biomechanical study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Head-turned rear impact causing dynamic cervical intervertebral foramen narrowing: implications for ganglion and nerve root injury
    Yasuhiro Tominaga
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 4:380-7. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to quantify the changes in foraminal width, height, and area during head-turned rear-impact collisions and to determine if dynamic narrowing causes potential cervical nerve root or ganglion impingement...
  25. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue injury threshold during simulated whiplash: a biomechanical investigation
    Shigeki Ito
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:979-87. 2004
    ....
  26. pmc Spinal canal narrowing during simulated frontal impact
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 15:891-901. 2006
    ..Cord compression due to residual spinal instability is also not likely...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hybrid testing of lumbar CHARITE discs versus fusions
    Manohar Panjabi
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:959-66; discussion 967. 2007
    ..An in vitro human cadaveric biomechanical study...
  28. pmc StabilimaxNZ) versus simulated fusion: evaluation of adjacent-level effects
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Yale University, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Eur Spine J 16:2159-65. 2007
    ..However, it did not stabilize the decompressed specimen in torsion...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of rotated head posture on dynamic vertebral artery elongation during simulated rear impact
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:213-20. 2006
    ..Therefore, we evaluated effect of rotated head posture vs. forward head posture at the time of impact on dynamic vertebral artery elongation during simulated rear impacts...
  30. pmc Single and incremental trauma models: a biomechanical assessment of spinal instability
    Orin K Atlas
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 12:205-10. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Facet joint kinematics and injury mechanisms during simulated whiplash
    Adam M Pearson
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:390-7. 2004
    ..Facet joint kinematics and capsular ligament strains were evaluated during simulated whiplash of whole cervical spine specimens with muscle force replication...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of autologous platelet concentrate for intertransverse process lumbar fusion
    Paul M Sethi
    Orthopedic and Neurological Surgery Specialists, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:E84-90. 2008
    ..On histologic analysis, adding PC seemed to result in more mature bone at both volumes, with the most mature bone in the group with 3.0-cm(3) autograft plus PC...
  33. pmc Cervical intervertebral disc injury during simulated frontal impact
    S Ito
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:356-65. 2005
    ..The subfailure injuries of the cervical intervertebral disc that occur during frontal impact may lead to the chronic symptoms reported by patients, such as head and neck pain...
  34. ncbi request reprint Side impact causes multiplanar cervical spine injuries
    Travis G Maak
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    J Trauma 63:1296-307. 2007
    ..The goals of the present study were to identify and quantify cervical spine soft tissue injury and the injury threshold acceleration for side impact, and to compare these results with previous findings...
  35. ncbi request reprint A method to simulate in vivo cervical spine kinematics using in vitro compressive preload
    Takehiko Miura
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:43-8. 2002
    ..An in vitro flexibility study of C2-T1 specimens under compressive preload...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of cervical spinal cord injury during bilateral facet dislocation
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2467-73. 2007
    ..An in vitro biomechanical study...
  37. pmc Dynamic mechanical properties of intact human cervical spine ligaments
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine J 7:659-65. 2007
    ..Most previous studies have investigated ligament mechanical properties at slow elongation rates of less than 25 mm/s...
  38. ncbi request reprint Whiplash causes increased laxity of cervical capsular ligament
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 23:159-65. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether whiplash caused increased capsular ligament laxity by applying quasi-static loading to whiplash-exposed and control capsular ligaments...
  39. doi request reprint Whiplash injury prevention with active head restraint
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:699-707. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between the active head restraint position and peak neck motion using a new human model of the neck...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of the Panjabi neutral zone hypothesis: the Stabilimax NZ posterior lumbar dynamic stabilization system
    James J Yue
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 22:E12. 2007
    ..Dynamic stabilization systems are designed to support and stabilize the spine while maintaining range of motion (ROM). The Stabilimax NZ device has been designed to reduce the NZ after spinal injury to treat pain while preserving ROM...
  41. pmc Cervical facet joint kinematics during bilateral facet dislocation
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 16:1680-8. 2007
    ..These motions indicated that unilateral dislocation may precede bilateral dislocation...
  42. doi request reprint Biomechanics of cervical facet dislocation
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 9:606-11. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to compute the dynamic neck loads during simulated high-speed bilateral facet dislocation and investigate the injury mechanism...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dynamic sagittal flexibility coefficients of the human cervical spine
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:688-95. 2007
    ..The present results may be used towards the designs of anthropometric test dummies and mathematical models that better simulate the cervical spine response during dynamic loading...
  44. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine loads and intervertebral motions during whiplash
    Paul C Ivancic
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:389-99. 2006
    ..To quantify the dynamic loads and intervertebral motions throughout the cervical spine during simulated rear impacts...
  45. ncbi request reprint Predicting multiplanar cervical spine injury due to head-turned rear impacts using IV-NIC
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:264-75. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Alar, transverse, and apical ligament strain due to head-turned rear impact
    Travis G Maak
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:632-8. 2006
    ..Determination of alar, transverse, and apical ligament strains during simulated head-turned rear impact...
  47. ncbi request reprint Screw fixation of scaphoid fractures: a biomechanical assessment of screw length and screw augmentation
    Seth D Dodds
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 31:405-13. 2006
    ..Our hypothesis was 2-fold: increasing screw length and augmenting fixation with a K-wire would improve fracture fragment stability, individually and in combination...
  48. ncbi request reprint Incremental and single trauma produce equivalent subfailure soft tissue injury of the cervical spine
    Saif A Ghole
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:784-9. 2004
    ..Thus, the purpose of the present study was to investigate whether incremental and single trauma produced similar cervical spine subfailure injury severity due to simulated frontal impacts...
  49. pmc Biofidelic whole cervical spine model with muscle force replication for whiplash simulation
    P C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Eur Spine J 14:346-55. 2005
    ..The new model is capable of generating important biomechanical data that may help improve our understanding of whiplash injuries and injury mechanisms...
  50. ncbi request reprint Dynamic vertebral artery elongation during frontal and side impacts
    Erik J Carlson
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine J 7:222-8. 2007
    ..Although previous work has investigated VA elongation during head-turned and head-forward rear impacts, no studies have performed similar investigations for frontal or side impacts...
  51. ncbi request reprint Posterior stabilization at the cervicothoracic junction: a biomechanical study
    Jennifer L Kreshak
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2763-70. 2002
    ..This study biomechanically evaluated three fixation devices for stability with posterior two- and three-column injuries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Calculation of dynamic spinal ligament deformation
    Paul C Ivancic
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:81-7. 2006
    ..Goals of the present study were to describe a computational methodology to determine dynamic deformations of an arbitrarily oriented ligament in a spine specimen and its associated errors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency probe treatment for subfailure ligament injury: a biomechanical study of rabbit ACL
    Seth D Dodds
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 19:175-83. 2004
    ..It was hypothesized that an injured ligament treated with radiofrequency probe would demonstrate restoration of biomechanical properties lost through injury...
  54. ncbi request reprint Spinal canal narrowing during simulated whiplash
    Shigeki Ito
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8071, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1330-9. 2004
    ..A biofidelic whole cervical spine model with muscle force replication was used to evaluate spinal canal pinch diameter (CPD) narrowing during simulated whiplash...
  55. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency treatment weakens the fatigue characteristics of rabbit anterior cruciate ligament
    A Merter Ozenci
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208071, New Haven, CT 06510 8071, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:150-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the radiofrequency treatment applied to an intact anterior cruciate ligament, and to quantify the mechanical effects of controlled cyclic loading (simulating activities of daily living) post-treatment...
  56. ncbi request reprint Injured rabbit ACL treated by radiofrequency. Effects of cyclic loading
    A Merter Ozenci
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:1079-84. 2005
    ..INTERPRETATION: The radiofrequency treatment restored viscoelastic properties of the injured ligaments, but cyclic loading degraded these. Protection of the treated ligament is advised during the immediate post-operative period...
  57. ncbi request reprint Frontal impact causes ligamentous cervical spine injury
    Adam M Pearson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1852-8. 2005
    ..Whole cervical spine model with muscle force replication was subjected to simulated frontal impacts of increasing severity, and resulting injuries were evaluated via flexibility testing...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics of nonfusion implants
    Russel C Huang
    Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 36:271-80. 2005
    ..Implant design issues can also markedly affect performance...
  60. pmc Neck ligament strength is decreased following whiplash trauma
    Yasuhiro Tominaga
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:103. 2006
    ..The ligaments included the anterior and posterior longitudinal, capsular, and interspinous and supraspinous ligaments, middle-third disc, and ligamentum flavum...
  61. ncbi request reprint Radiography cannot examine disc injuries secondary to burst fracture: quantitative discomanometry validation
    Jaw Lin Wang
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:235-40. 2002
    ..An in vitro biomechanical study...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Creep behavior of a rabbit model of ligament laxity after electrothermal shrinkage in vivo
    A Merter Ozenci
    Am J Sports Med 30:630; author reply 630. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Manohar M. Panjabi: the sixth ISSLS Wiltse Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Stryker recipient
    Manohar M Panjabi
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1475-6. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Sequential dependence of freeze-drying and irradiation on biomechanical properties of rat bone
    R Lor Randall
    Department of Orthopedics, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 31:129-34. 2002
    ..0) and the 3 other groups (FD, .32; RAD/FD, .40; FD/RAD, .14). Differences among the FD, RAD/FD, and FD/RAD groups were not significant. However, a trend was bones were weaker than FD and noted: FD/RAD RAD/FD bones...

Research Grants1

  1. CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES IN FRONT, REAR AND SIDE IMPACTS
    Manohar Panjabi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....