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Structural sensitivity analysis and optimization
Structural Design and Analysis.- Design Sensitivity Analysis of Linear Structural Systems. Expand
Reliability of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Detecting Posterior Ligament Complex Injury in Thoracolumbar Spinal Fractures
Study Design. Prospective study of 34 patients with thoracolumbar spinal fractures. Objectives. To assess the reliability of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for posterior ligament complex injury in… Expand
Lumbosacral Scoliotic List by Lumbar Disc Herniation
Study Design. A prospective study of 45 patients with lumbar disc herniation and scoliotic list who had undergone conventional open discectomy. Objectives. To determine the association between the… Expand
Numerical integration schemes and parallel computation for wear prediction using finite element method
In this paper, numerical integration schemes and parallel computation methodologies for wear occurring in bodies that experience oscillatory contact are proposed. The methodologies build upon a… Expand
Numerical method for shape optimization using meshfree method
Abstract.A numerical method for continuum-based shape design sensitivity analysis and optimization using the meshfree method is proposed. The reproducing kernel particle method is used for domain… Expand
Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation: Results of Operative Management
Study Design. A retrospective evaluation of 28 patients with recurrent lumbar disc herniation. Objectives. To analyze the outcome of the revisions (repeat discectomy), the risk factors of recurrent… Expand
Unilateral versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation in lumbar spinal fusion.
STUDY DESIGN A prospective study of 87 patients who underwent unilateral or bilateral pedicle screw fixation. OBJECTIVES To determine whether unilateral pedicle screw fixation is comparable with… Expand
Laminar Closure After Classic Hirabayashi Open-Door Laminoplasty
Study Design. Prospective analysis of preoperative and postoperative radiological data. Objective. To assess the incidence and extent of laminar closure after Hirabayashi open-door laminoplasty, as… Expand
Deep vein thrombosis after major spinal surgery: incidence in an East Asian population.
STUDY DESIGN A prospective study of 313 patients who underwent major spinal surgery. OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of deep vein thrombosis after major spinal surgery in an east Asian… Expand
Analysis of planar multibody systems with revolute joint wear
Wear prediction on the components of a mechanical system without considering the system as a whole will, in most cases, lead to inaccurate predictions. This is because the wear is directly affected… Expand