Friday, March 27th, 2015
University of Nevada
Las Vegas

Program, 23rd Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
March 27th, 2017
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:50 AM - 9:00 AM Symposium Opening Remarks
Michael Liebschner - Symposium Chair
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Session I - Computational Evaluation of Medical Implants
1. Taper Surface Design has Influence on Assembly Conditions in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Guehrs J., Bechstedt M., Witt F., Morlock M.M.
2. Contact Mechanics Evaluation of a Novel Knee Cartilage Replacement Implant
Tohfafarosh M., Mansmann K., Kurtz S.M.
3. Does Stem Size Effect Stress Distribution? Finite Element Analysis of a New Combined Hip and Femoral Shaft Prosthesis Implant
Konya M.N., Maralcan G., Korkusuz F.
4. Do Medeling Choices Have a Large Influence on the Prediction of "Fretting Wear" at the Cone-Head Interface?
Bitter T., Janssen D., Schreurs B.W., Hannink G., Marriott T., Khan I., Verdonschot N.
10:20 AM - 10:40 AM     Break
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM 
Session II - Orthopaedic Biomechanics
5. Increase in Bone Fracture Risk at Adjacent Segment in Lumbar Multi-Level Fusion Dependent on Fusion Level
Choi D.K., Park W.M., Kim K., Kim Y.H.
6. Experimental and Computational Micro-Mechanics at the Tibial Cement-Bone Interface
Srinivasan P., Miller M.A., Verdonschot N., Mann K.A., Janssen D.
7. Effect of Anchor Design on Fixation Power in Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery
Nam S.H., Park W.M., Choi D.K., Kim K., Jang S.H., Kim Y.H.
8. Assessment of Stability Based on Various Design Parameters - Finite Element Analysis
Kim Y.W., Park W.M., Choi D.K., Kim K., Kim Y.H.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 
Lecture - An Approach for Evaluating the Credibility of Computational Models using Verification and Validation: Applications in Medical Devices
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM   Break
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM 
Session III - Novel Algorithmn and Modeling Strategies
9. Bone Morphometric Parameters Accurately Predict the Apparent Mechanical Properties of Damaged Peri-Implant Bone
Steiner J.A., Ferguson S.J., Harry van Lenthe G.
10. Comparison of Markerless and Marker-Based Kinect Motion Capture
Sena M.P., O'Reilly O.M., Feeley B.T., Lotz J.C.
11. In-Silico Assessment of Interface Stiffness and Damage of the Intervertebral Disc
Mengoni M., Jones A.C., Wijiyathunga V.N., Wilcox R.K.
12. A New Method of Generating Patient-Specific Anatomically-Detailed Facial Soft Tissue Model
Zhang X., Tang Z., Liebschner M.A.K., Kim D., Zhang G., Zhou X., Zhang S-X., Xia J.J.
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM  Break
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Presentation and Reception
5:30 PM Award Presentation

Organized by:

Michael Liebschner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,                   Director Bio-Innovations
Department of Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
E-Mail: Liebschner@bcm.edu



23rd Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics