7th Annual Symposium On Computational
Methods In Orthopaedic Biomechanics

January 31, 1999
University Of California At Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA

7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Opening Remarks Joyce H. Keyak

Moderators: Glen Livesay and Dan Nicolella

8:10 Strains in a Composite Hip Joint Reconstruction Obtained Through FEA and Experiments Correspond Closely J. Stolk, N. Verdonschot, R. Huiskes, L. Cristofolini, L. Firmati, A. Toni
8:30 Relative Micromotions at the Bone-Implant Interface During the Gait-Cycle: A Finite Element Approach Iain R. Spears, Michael M. Morlock, Erich Schneider, Ekkehard Hille
8:50 Periprosthetic Voids in Acetabular Components Upon Insertion P.N. Schmidt and D.L. Bartel
9:10 In Vivo Carpal Kinematics in Wrist Flexion and Extension C.P. Neu, R.D. McGovern, S.W. Wolfe, J.J. Crisco
9:30 A Force-Strain Transfer Matrix Technique for Estimating Forces in a Knee Brace from Selected Strain Measurements Marisol Bonilla, Ahmad H. Namini, Shihab S. Asfour, Loren L. Latta

9:50 General Discussion
9:55 Break

Moderators: Lars Gilbertson and Marta L. Villarraga
10:10 The Pathomechanism of Spondylolytic Spondylolisthesis in Pediatric Lumbar Spines: In Vitro & Finite Element Assessments Regina J. Konz, Vijay K. Goel, Leon J. Grobler,Nicole M. Grosland, Kevin F. Spratt, Jeffrey L. Scifert, Koichi Sairyo
10:30 A Medical Image-Based Drill Guide for Pedicle Screw Insertion K. Van Brussel, J. Vander Sloten, Ph. Lauweryns, R. van Audekercke, G. Fabry, B. Swaelens
10:50 Finite Element Investigation of Anterior Plate and Bone Graft Load Sharing in the Cervical Spine Jeffrey L. Scifert, Vijay K. Goel, Nicole M. Grosland, Christian M. Puttlitz, Koji Totoribe, Vincent C. Traynelis

11:10 General Discussion
11:15 Lunch

Moderators: Susannah Fritton and Chris Jacobs

12:05 A Mathematical Model to Describe Bone Remodeling Scott J. Hazelwood and R. Bruce Martin
12:25 Strain Amplification in the Bone Mechanosensory System Lidan You, Stephen C. Cowin, Sheldon Weinbaum 12:45 Effects of Location Dependent Mineralization on Apparent Stiffness in Finite Element Modeling of Cancellous Bone J.C. Van der Linden, H. Weinans and J.A.N. Verhaar
1:05 Investigating the Convergence Behavior of Voxel-Based Finite Element Meshes Bradley W. Probst, John C. Coleman, Michael D. Roberts, Richard T. Hart
1:25 Determining the Trabecular-Bone Tissue Properties from Ultrasound, Micro-CT and Large Scale Finite Element Analysis G.H. van Lenthe, J. van den Bergh, A. Hermus, R. Huiskes
1:45 Bending Stiffness of Healing Fractures can be Calculated from Quantitative Computed Tomography Andreas Martin Boehm, Bettina Jungkunz

2:05 General Discussion
2:10 Closing
2:15 Afternoon Festivities

Organized Jointly by:


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

Christian Puttlitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University
E-Mail: puttlitz@engr.colostate.edu

Diane Wagner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Note Dame, IN
E-Mail: dwagner@nd.edu