Biomechanical Evaluation of Pedicle Screw Loosening Mechanism Using Synthetic Bone Surrogate of Various Densities

Mehmanparast Nodehi, Hedayeh ;   Petit, Yvan ;   Mac-Thiong, Jean-Marc

Tags Multiscale biomechanicsJoint biomechanicsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Pedicle screw fixation is a well-established procedure for various spinal disorders. However, pedicle screws failures are still reported....

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Development of Three-Dimensional Motion Measuring Device for the Human Ankle Joint by Using Parallel Link Mechanism

Yonezawa, Teru ;   Onodera, Takayuki ;   Ding, Ming ;   Mizoguchi, Hiroshi ;   Takemura, Hiroshi ;   Ogitsu, Takeki

Tags Biomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedics

Abstract- This paper presents a novel ankle motion measuring device that can measure three-dimensional motions without a motion capture...

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Estimation of Pedicle Screw Fixation Strength from Probe Indentation Force and Screw Insertion Torque: A Biomechanical on Bone Surrogates of Various Densities

Mehmanparast Nodehi, Hedayeh ;   Petit, Yvan ;   Mac-Thiong, Jean-Marc

Tags Multiscale biomechanicsJoint biomechanicsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Posterior pedicle screw fixation is commonly used for patients with spinal disorders. However, failure of fixation is reported in many cases...

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Non-invasive Assessment of Soft-tissue Artefacts in Hip Joint Kinematics Using Motion Capture Data and Ultrasound Depth Measurements

Rouhandeh, Azadeh ;   Joslin, Chris ;   Qu, Zhen ;   Ono, Yuu

Tags Joint biomechanicsModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsNew technologies and methodologies in human movement analysis

In human movement analysis, the hip joint centre can be estimated using a functional method based on the relative motion of the femur to the...

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Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Congruence During Functional Tasks and Thumb Range-Of-Motion Activities

Halilaj, Eni ;   Moore, Douglas C ;   Patel, Tarpit ;   Laidlaw, David ;   Ladd, Amy ;   Weiss, Arnold-Peter C ;   Crisco, Joseph

Tags Joint biomechanics

Joint incongruity is often cited as a possible etiological factor for the high incidence of thumb carpometacarpal (CMC) joint osteoarthritis...

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Upper Extremity Biomechanics of Children with Spinal Cord Injury During Wheelchair Mobility

Schnorenberg, Alyssa ;   Slavens, Brooke ;   Graf, Adam ;   Krzak, Joe ;   Vogel, Lawrence ;   Harris, Gerald

Tags Joint biomechanicsMechanics of locomotion and balance

While much work is being done evaluating the upper extremity joint dynamics of adult manual wheelchair propulsion, limited work has examined...

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