Ninth Annual Symposium of Computational
Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics


February 24, 2001
Health Sciences West (HSW) 300
University of California, San Francisco


8:45 Complimentary Breakfast
9:40 Opening Remarks

SESSION 1: BONE AND IMPLANT MODELING
Moderators: Tony Keaveny and Glen Neibur

9:45 Trabecular Tissue Elastic and Failure Property Calibration Using the High-Resolution Finite Element Method H.H. Bayraktar, G.L. Niebur and T.M. Keaveny
10:00 Computation of Local Strain Fields in Bone Microstructures Under Load A. Nazarian, M. Stauber and R. Muller
10:15 A Finite Element Model of the Human Foot and Ankle W.R. Ledoux, D.L.A. Camacho, R.P. Chin and, B.J. Sangeorzan
10:30 Increased Endplate Deflection May Cause Fractures Associated With Vertebroplasty G. Baroud and T. Steffen
10:45 Effects of Loading Condition on Three-Dimensional Structural Change of Trabeculae Around Bone-Screw Interface K. Tsubota, M. Shibutani, T. Adachi and Y. Tomita
11:00 Validation of an FE Algorithm to Simulate Cement Damage Accumulation Around THA Stems J. Stolk, N. Verdonschot, S. Maher, P. Prendergast and R. Huiskes
11:15 Numerical Simulations of In Situ Polymerization Behavior of Bone Cements C. Li, S. Kotha, C.H. Huang, J.J. Mason, D. Yakimicki and M. Hawkins
11:30 Use of Simulation Technology and Visualization Model to Study External Fixator Adjustability Y.H. Kim, J.J. Elias, N. Inoue and E.Y.S. Chao

11:45 - 12:45 Complimentary Lunch

SESSION 2: SOFT TISSUE AND JOINT MODELING
Moderators: Michael Buschmann and Neil Duncan

12:45 Incorporation of In Vivo Human Kinetic Data into a Finite Element Model of THA Dislocation M.E. Nadzadi, D.R. Pederson, H.J. Yack, J.J. Callaghan and T.D. Brown
1:00 A Finite Element Model of the Human Knee Joint to Compute Tibio-Femoral Contact: Sensitivity to Meniscal Boundary Conditions and Material Properties T.L Haut Donohue, M.L. Hull, M.M. Rashid and C.R. Jacobs
1:15 Effect of ACL Deficiency on Knee Kinematics - A 3D Computational Model Simulation J. Suggs and G. Li
1:30 An Explicit Three-Dimensional Finite Element Model of the Human ACL: Influence of a Residual Stress Within the Ligament During Passive Knee Flexion G. Limbert and M. Taylor
1:45 Fibril Stiffening Accounts for Strain-Dependent Stiffness of Articular Cartilage in UnconfinedCompression L.P. Li, M.D. Buschmann and Shirazi-Adl
2:00 Dynamic Response of a Lumbar Motion Segment to Cyclic Loading J.R. Williams, R.N. Natarajan and G.B.J. Andersson
2:15 Micro-Cellular Finite Element Model in the Intervertebral Disc L. Pianalto and N.A. Duncan
2:30 Simulation of Growth Factor Influences on Secondary Fracture Healing A. Bailon-Plaza and M.C.H. van der Meulen

2:45 Break

SESSION 3: MODEL DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES
Moderators: Raghu Natarajanand Thomas Lang

3:15 Influence of Osteoporosis Related Morphological Changes on the Internal Straining of the Tibia J. Seebeck, M.O. Heller, E. Schneider and G.N. Duda
3:30 Data Clustering Based Segmentation Algorithms for Bone CT Images D.Z. Chen and X. Wu
3:45 A New Automated 3D Finite Element Mesh Generation Method from Medical Images S. Yi, D. Chen and J. Mason
4:00 Automating Voxel-Based Contact Finite Element Models N.M. Grosland, D.R. Pederson and T.D. Brown
4:15 Two Finite Element Models for Simulation of the Spinal Burst Fracture Process F. Tirbois, R.K. Wilcox, B. Benat, R.M. Hall and D.C. Barton
4:30 Methods to Achieve a Numerically Stable Finite Element Model of a Multi-Contact InterfaceRotating Platform Total Knee J.K. Otto, J.J. Callaghan and T.D. Brown
4:45 A New Graph-Based Skeletonization Method S. Yi, D. Chen and J. Mason

5:00 Concluding Remarks
5:10 Adjourn






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