A computer model to simulate scoliosis surgery

Little, J. Paige, Askin, Geoffrey N., Labrom, Robert D., & Adam, Clayton J. (2012) A computer model to simulate scoliosis surgery. In Stanford, Ralph (Ed.) The Spine Society of Australia 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, the Westin, Sydney, NSW.

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Use of patient-specific computer models as a pre-operative planning tool permits predictions of the likely deformity correction and allows a more detailed investigation of the biomechanical influence of different surgical procedures on the scoliotic spinal anatomy. In this paper, patient-specific computer models are used of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients who underwent a single rod anterior procedure at the Mater Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, to predict deformity correction and to investigate the change in biomechanics of the scoliotic spine due to surgical compressive forces applied during implant placement.

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ID Code: 53230
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: surgical planning, patient-specific spine model, idiopathic scoliosis, surgical compressive forces, anterior 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: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 the Authors
Deposited On: 20 Aug 2012 22:20
Last Modified: 01 May 2014 05:20

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