Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Computational
Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics

Saturday, February 10th, 2007
University of California, San Diego - San Diego, CA

8:00 - 8:30am Registration

Cari Whyne, University of Toronto; Mark Gillies, Worley Parsons

8:30 - 8:45 Development And Validation Of Finite Element (Fe) Formulation For Both Linear And Non-Linear Constitutive Relations By Patient-Specific Fe Models Of The Pelvis Generated With Sparse Data Sets
Shim VB, Pitto RP, Streicher R, Anderson IA
8:45 - 9:00am Mesh-Morphing Algorithms For Generation Of Specimen-Specific Finite Element Models Of Rat Tail Vertebrae
Sigal IA, Hardisty MR, Whyne CM
9:00 - 9:15am The Growth Plate’s Effect On The Measurements Of Rat-Tail Vertebral Biomechanical Behaviour
Hardisty MR, Skrinskas T, Akens M, Yee A, Whyne CM
9:15 - 9:30am Automated X-Ray Analysis For Patient-Specific 3d Femur Model Generation And Classification For Pre-Operative Planning
Galibarov PE, Lennon AB, Prendergast PJ

SESSION II: Poster Intro
9:30 - 9:35am
Quantitative Image Analysis Of Cartilage Histology
Moussavi-Harami SF, Pedersen DR, Martin JA, Brown TD
9:35 - 9:40am Determination Of Fixed Charge Density Inside Articular Cartilage From Unconfined Compression And Validation With Chemical Assay
Wan LQ, Lu XL, Arnold DE, Guo XE, Mow VC
9:40 - 9:45am Quantifying Fragment Dispersion In Highly Comminuted Fractures
Thomas T, Anderson DD, Marsh JL, Brown TD
9:45 - 9:50am Quantitative Analysis Of Histological Images For The Validation Of Computer Models That Predict Tissue Differentiation During Fracture Healing
Steck R, Schmuesera I, Schuetz MA
9:50 - 9:55am Performance Of A Novel Pose-Based Technique For Measuring Total Disc Replacement Wear
Rumery M, Pedersen DR, Brown TD, Medoza SA, Mayer HM, Siepe C, Hall RM
9:55 - 10:00am Acquiring Dynamic Three-Dimensional Humeral Defect Anatomy In A Real-Time Minimally Invasive Environment
Fening S, Nag S, Roche J, Miniaci A
10:00 - 10:05am MRI-Based Computer Modeling And Simulation For 3-D Knee Joint Motion Analysis
Gao B, Subramanian S, Zheng N

10:05 - 10:30am Coffee Break

Jenni Buckley, University of California - San Francisco; John Gardiner, MEA Forensics

10:30 - 10:45am Comparison Of The Load Sharing Characteristics Between Semi-Rigid And Rigid Pedicle Screw Systems
Ahn YH, Chen WM, Kwon KJ, Jung DY, Lee KY, Park KW, Lee SJ
10:45 - 11:00am Investigation On The Effect Of Degenerative Changes In The Biomechanics Of A C5-C6 Motion Segment-A Poro Elastic Finite Element Model Study
Hussain M, Natarajan RN, Andersson GBJ, An HS
11:00 - 11:15am Implications Of Artificial Disc Design On The Intersegmental Biomechanics Of The Lumbar Spine
Chen WM, Ahn YH, Lee KY, Park CK, Lee SJ
11:15 - 11:30am Effects Of Anterior Rod Number And The Removal Of Mid-Column On Anterior And Posterior Instrumentation In Thoracolumbar Burst Freacture
Park WM, Kim YH, Kim K, Park YS
11:30 - 11:45am Finite Element Analysis Of Total Disc Replacement Wear
Mittelholtz K, Pedersen DR, Mendoza SA, Mayer HM, Siepe C, Hall RM, Brown TD

11:45 - 1:00pm Lunch

Rami Korhonen, University of Calgary; Janie Williams, Rush University

1:00 - 1:15pm Simplifications Of Triphasic Mixture Theory For Articular Cartilage
Lu XL, Guo XE, Mow VC
1:15 - 1:30pm Segmented Cartilage Models Versus Cartilage Models Projected From Bones
Waller AJ, Thoomukuntla BR, Bilgen M, McIff TE, Fischer KJ
1:30 - 1:45pm Effect Of Cartilage Mapping On Subchondral And Trabecular Bone Stresses
Ruckh T, Puttlitz CM
1:45 - 2:00pm The Effect Of Permeability Of Cartilage Superficial Zone On The Behavior Of Stress Relaxation And Creep Of Human Ankle Joint
Wan L, Li G
2:00 - 2:15pm A 3D Poroelastic Finite Element Study Of A Step-Off Articular Incongruity
Goreham-Voss CM, Brown TD

2:15 - 2:45pm Snacks

Roel Breuls, VU University Medical Center; Ken Fischer, University of Kansas

2:45 - 3:00pm Characterization Of The Mechanical Environment In The Fracture Callus During Axial Compression Loading Of Osteotomozied Mice Tibia
Russell RD, van der Meulen MCH
3:00 - 3:15pm Effects Of Adduction Moment, Body Weight, And Bone Size On Trabecular Bone Stress
Lancianese SL, Yao J, Jones D, Funkenbusch PD, Lerner AL
3:15 - 3:30pm Thermal Property Determination Of Emu Cancellous Bone Using Finite Element Modeling
Goetz JE, Pedersen DR, Brown TD
3:30 - 3:45pm Contribution Of BMD And Three-Dimensional Trabecular Bone Microstructure Of The Proximal Femur To Its Mechanical Properties As Assessed By Micro-Finite Element Analysis
Cui WQ, Won YY, Baek MH, Yun TB, Kim KK
3:45 - 4:00pm The Effects Of Type II Diabetes On Trabecular Microarchitecture And Biomechanical Properteis As Assessed By uct And Fea In Animal Models
Baek MH, Won YY, Cui WQ, Yun TB, Kim KK, Chung YS

4:00 - 4:30pm Snacks

John Costi, University of Vermont; Danny Levine, Zimmer

4:30 - 4:45pm Finite Element Modeling Of Periacetabular Lesions And Acetabuloplasty
Li Z, Butala NB, Siegel HJ, Lemons JE, Eberhardt AW
4:45 - 5:00pm Stability Of Bone-Implant Constructs: A Computational Mechanics Approach Based On High Resolution Computed Tomography
Wirth A, Mueller TL, Mennel U, Sala M, Arbenz P, van Lenthe GH, Müller R
5:00 - 5:15pm A Simulation Of Throwing Fracture Using Three-Dimensional FEM Model Of The Humerus
Sakai K, Kimura H, Nagura T, Kiriyama Y, Nakamura T, Ikegami H, Matsumoto H, Toyama Y
5:15 - 5:30pm Determination Of Relative Motion Between Bone And Implant In Uncemented Femoral Surface Replacements Using A Finite Element Model
Rothstock S, Bishop N, Gebert A, Sellenschloh K, Morlock M
5:30 - 5:45pm Effect Of Stem Design On Stem-End Pain In Revision TKR
Kim SH, Kim YH, Kwon OS

5:45 - 6:00pm Concluding Remarks

6:00 - 8:00pm Dinner/Poster

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