Fourteenth Annual Symposium on Computational
Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics

March 18th, 2006
University of Illinois - Chicago, Chicago, Il

8:00am Registration

Moderators: Elise Morgan, Nicole Grosland

8:30 - 8:45am Poroelastic Finite Element Analysis Of A Step-Off Articular Incongruity
Goreham-Voss CM, Rudert MJ, Brown TD
8:45 - 9:00am A Parametric Analysis Study on the Number of Materials Required for a Convergence of Finite Element Results for a Tibial Bone Model
Biegler K, Schmidt J, Ploeg H
9:00 - 9:15am Finite Element Simulation of the MRTA Test of a Human Tibia
Ragone JG, Cotton JR
9:15 - 9:30am Finite Element Analysis Of Stem Dimensions In A Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Visible Human Computed Tomography Data
Schmidt J, Henderson A, Ploeg H, Deluzio K, Dunbar M
9:30 - 9:45am Predicting Patient-Specific Femoral Component Revision Risk Due To Cement Fatigue
Lennon AB, MacNiocaill RF, Britton JR, Byrne D, Kenny PJ, Prendergast PJ
9:45 - 10:00am Design Of A Biomimetic Polymer-Composite Hip Prosthesis
Bougherara H, Bureau M, Campbell M, Yahia L

10:00 - 10:30am Break

Moderators: Farid Amirouche, Christopher J. Hernandez

10:30 - 10:45am Prediction Of Implant Stability: An In Vitro Evaluation
Bardyn T, Hallermann W, Olsen S
10:45 - 11:00am Validation Of A Patient-Specific Finite Element Model Of The Ankle
Goldsworthy JK, Anderson DD, Rudert MJ, Tochigi Y, Pedersen DR, Brown TD
11:00 - 11:15am 3-D FEA of Fracture Tolerance of the Patella to Oblique versus Direct Impacts on the Knee at Various Orientations
Grattan, P.; Jayaraman, G
11:15 - 11:30am Finite Element and In-Vitro Testing Of Tibial Stem Length In Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty
Henderson A, Schmidt J, Ploeg H, Deluzio K, Dunbar M
11:30 - 11:45am Influence Of Material Formulation And Interference Fit When Simulating Press Fit Fixation In Femoral Resurfacing Arthroplasty
Peters J, Gebert A, Goetzen N, Bishop N, von Estorff O, Morlock MM
11:45 - 12:00pm The Effect Of Value Of Under-Reaming On Pressure Development In The Acetabulum Following Total Hip Replacement
Zivkovic I, Amirouche F, Gonzalez M

12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch

Moderators: Raghu Natarajan, Joyce Keyak

1:30 - 1:45pm Automated Level Set Segmentation Of The Trabecular Centrum In Healthy And Metastatic Vertabrae
Agarwal P, Hardisty M, Skrinskas T, Whyne CM
1:45 - 2:00pm Is Disc Pressure And Osmolarity Affected By Intra-Extrafibrillar Fluid Exchange?
Schroeder Y, Sivan S, Wilson W, Huyghe JM, Maroudas A, Baaijens FPT
2:00 - 2:15pm Novel Design Of An Intervertebral Disc Replacement Utilizing Finite Element Methods
Evans PJ, Sun W
2:15 - 2:30pm Comparison Of The Biomechanical Response Between Non-Linear El.Astic And Poroelastic Finite Element Models Of A Healthy C5-C6 Motion Segment
Hussain M, Natarajan RN, Andersson GBJ, An HS
2:30 - 2:45pm A Computational Approach To Orthopedic Implant Design Optimization
Oka R, Mahar A, Impelluso T
2:45 - 3:00pm Finite Element Analysis Of Biomechanical Stability Of Isthmic Spondylolisthesis With Posterolateral Fusion With And Without Physiologic Compressive Loads
Renner SM, Natarajan RN, Patwardhan AG, Havey RM, Andersson GBJ, An HS

3:00 - 3:30pm Break

Moderators: Glen Niebur, Bert van Rietbergen

3:30 - 3:45pm TKA Wear Scar Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks
Orozco DA, Schwenke T, Jacobs JJ, Wimmer MA
3:45 - 4:00pm Relating Osteon Diameter To Strain
van Oers RFM, Ruimerman R, Hilbers PAJ, Huiskes R
4:00 - 4:15pm Effects Of Micromotion On Bone Ingrowth Predicted By A Mechano-Regulatory Tissue Differentiation Algorithm
Liu X, Niebur GL
4:15 - 4:30pm Trabecular Tissue Heterogeneities Determined by Large Scale Finite Element Models
Yang S, Voor MJ, Hnat WP, Kam BH, Waddell SW, Burden RL
4:30 - 4:45pm To Assess A High Resolution Voxel Finite Element Modelling System Of Trabecular Bone
Harrison NO, Mahoney D, McHugh PE
4:45 - 5:00pm The Design And Finite Element Analisys Of Biomimetic Bone Scaffolds
Murphy KC, Biegler K, Ploeg H

5:00 - 6:00pm Break
6:00 - 8:00pm Poster session and Dinner
8:00pm Adjourn

Organized Jointly by:


Michael Liebschner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor,
Department of Neurosurgery
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Christian Puttlitz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University

Diane Wagner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Note Dame, IN