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Comparison of tilted versus nontilted implant-supported prosthetic designs for the restoration of the edentuous mandible: a biomechanical study.
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to evaluate, using finite element analysis, the stress patterns induced in cortical bone by three distinct implant-supported prosthetic designs. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Influence of Complex Loading Conditions on Intervertebral Disc Failure
Study Design. High resolution imaging investigation of the failure of ovine lumbar intervertebral discs under complex loading. Objective. To investigate how different loading combinations influenceExpand
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Molecular Interactions Between Human Cartilaginous Endplates and Nucleus Pulposus Cells: A Preliminary Investigation
Study Design. Conditioned media (CM) of cartilaginous endplates (CEPs) of intervertebral discs were analyzed in a bioassay with regard to their influence on matrix turnover and inflammatory factorsExpand
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Numerical Prediction of the Mechanical Failure of the Intervertebral Disc under Complex Loading Conditions
Finite element modeling has been widely used to simulate the mechanical behavior of the intervertebral disc. Previous models have been generally limited to the prediction of the disc behavior underExpand
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning in spine research
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) techniques are revolutionizing several industrial and research fields like computer vision, autonomous driving, natural language processing, andExpand
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Anterior support reduces the stresses on the posterior instrumentation after pedicle subtraction osteotomy: a finite-element study
Study designThe investigation was based on finite-element simulations.ObjectivePedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) is an effective but technical demanding surgical technique, associated with a highExpand
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What do patients know about their low back pain? An analysis of the quality of information available on the Internet.
Previous surveys showed a poor quality of the web sites providing health information about low back pain. However, the rapid and continuous evolution of the Internet content may question the currentExpand
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Investigation of the State of Stress Generated by High Loads in the Ovine Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Using a New Anisotropic Hyperelastic Model
Disc herniation is one of the main causes of low back pain, and it is the pathologic condition for which spinal surgery is most often required. Many experimental and numerical studies have beenExpand
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Uncertainty analysis of material properties and morphology parameters in numerical models regarding the motion of lumbar vertebral segments
Abstract The kinematics of a spinal motion segment is determined by the material properties of the soft-tissue and the morphology. The material properties can vary within subjects and betweenExpand
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