Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Program, 19th Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
January 12th, 2011

7:30 AM - 8:20 AM Registration & Breakfast

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM Symposium Opening Remarks

Moderators: John Rasmussen; Aalborg University
                  Kirk McGilvray; Colorado State University

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Modeling the Inelastic Behavior of Trabecular Bone under Conditions of Confined Compression
Kelly N, McGarry JP - National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Development of an Algorithm for the Computation of Cortical Bone Adaptation
Pereira AF, Pitsillides AA, Shefelbine SJ - Imperial College London UK

The Effect of Bone Ingrowth Depth on the Shear and Tensile Strength of the Implant-Bone Interface
Tarala M, Waanders D, Biemond JE, Janssen D, Verdonshot N - Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Development and Validation of an Iterative Computational Algorithm to Characterize the Viscoelastic Behavior of Biological Tissue

Troyer KL, Puttlitz CM - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA


Evaluation of Mesh Morphing and Mapping Techniques in Patient Specific Modeling of the Human Pelvis

Salo Z, Whyne C - Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Toronto, Canada

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Break

Moderators: Koichi Kobayashi; Harvard University
                  Elise Morgan; Boston University

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

A Three-Dimensional Porous Media Contact Analysis of Total Meniscectomy

Kazemi M, Li LP - University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada


In-Vitro Evaluation of Hip Joint Contact Areas During Pivoting Motion

Signorelli C, Lopomo N, Bonanzinga T, Giordano G, De Momi E, Zaffagnini S, Safran MR, Ferrigno G - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy


Radiocarpal Mechanics from Injured Wrists with Scapholunate Dissociation Compared to Contralateral Controls

Johnson JE, Lee S-P, McIff TE, Toby EB, Fischer KJ - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kanas City, USA


An Expedited Approach for Patient-Specific Articular Joint Contact Stress Evaluation

Kern AM, Anderson DD, Brown TD - University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA


Anterior Tibial Translation and Load Bearing Mode in an ACL Deficient Knee: A Finite Element Simulation of Monopodal Stance Test

Kwon T-H, Barry MJ, Dhaher YY - Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch

Moderators: Cari Whyne; University of Toronto
                  Brandon Santoni; Foundation for Orthopaedic Research

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Correlation of Strain Pattern with Spinal Cord Tissue Damage in a Rat Cervical Spine Model

Russell C, Choo AMT, Tetzlaff W, Chung TE, Oxland TR - University of British Columbia, Canada


The Biomechanical Analysis of the Association Between Facet Joint Orientation and Disc Stress in the Intact and Fusion Model

Kang KT, Jang JW, Lee K-II, Chun H-J, Kim H-J, Lee J-M - Yonsei University Seoul, Korea


Evaluation of the Importance of Including Specimen-Specific Trabecular Anisotropy in QCT-Based Finite Element Analyses of the Lumbar Spine

Unnikrishnan GU, Morgan EF - Boston University, Boston, USA


Digital Volume Correlation of a Rabbit Vertebra under Axial Loading

Gilchrist S, Guy P, Cripton P - University of British Columbia, Canada


Numerical Simulation of Spinal Kinematics after low Amplitude High Speed Impact

Kim N, Chun K, Kim D, Liebschner M - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Break

Moderators: Ara Nazarian; Havard University
                 Jenni Buckley; University of California San Francisco

2:45 - 4:00 PM

A Finite Element Study of Fracture Patterns in Human Scaphoid Bone

Munsif MA, Jahyaraman G, Sepoori M - Michigan Technological University, Houghton, USA


Determinants of Finite Element Predicted Fracture Strength of the Distal Radius

Edwards WB, Troy KL - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA


Comparison of Full Field Surface Strain Between FEM and DIC during Impact Loading of the Proximal Femur

Helgason B, Gilchrist S, Chak J, Ferguson SJ, Guy P, Cripton P - University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland


Computational Investigation of Cortical Bone Failure Mechanism during Screw Pullout

Feerick EM, Mullett H, FitzPatrick D, McGarry JP - National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland


Fracture Mechanics Study of Microcrack Deflection at Cement Lines in Cortical Bone

Oneida EK, van der Meulen MCH, Ingraffea AR - Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Poster Presentation and Reception

Organized Jointly by:



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

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