Development of patient-specific computer simulation tools for endoscopic scoliosis surgery
Adam, Clayton J., Pearcy, Mark J., & Askin, Geoffrey N. (2004) Development of patient-specific computer simulation tools for endoscopic scoliosis surgery. In Sawatzky, Bonita J. & Tredwell, Stephen J. (Eds.) Proceedings of International Research Society of Spinal Deformities Symposium 2004, Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites at Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, pp. 162-165.
Endoscopic approaches for anterior correction of idiopathic scoliosis are a relatively new surgical technique. This paper describes the development of patient-specific finite element modelling techniques to investigate the biomechanics of single rod anterior scoliosis correction. Spinal geometry is obtained from pre-operative CT scans and material properties for osteo-ligamentous spinal tissues are based on existing literature. The techniques being developed will allow pre-surgical prediction of stresses, forces and deformations in spinal tissues, rods and screws under post-operative physiological loads.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||computer simulation, finite element modelling, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, thoracoscopic scoliosis surgery, endoscopic scoliosis surgery|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomechanical Engineering (090302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Orthopaedics (110314)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 Adam, Clayton and Pearcy, Mark and Askin, Geoffrey N.|
|Deposited On:||07 Sep 2010 00:10|
|Last Modified:||19 Apr 2011 14:54|
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