Biomechanical comparison between titanium and cobalt chromium rods used in a pedicle subtraction osteotomy model

By |2020-07-31T12:27:45+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Biomechanical Comparison Between Titanium and Cobalt Chromium Rods Used in a Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy Model Publication: Orthopedic Reviews Date: March 2018 Authors: Shah KN, Walker G, Koruprolu SC, Daniels AH Abstract Instrumentation failure is a common complication following complex spinal reconstruction and deformity correction. Rod fracture is the most frequent mode of hardware failure and [...]

Cervical total disc replacement exhibits similar stiffness to intact cervical functional spinal units tested on a dynamic pendulum testing system

By |2020-07-27T15:20:00+00:00January 1st, 2015|

Publication: Spine Journal Date: January 2015 Authors: Esmende SM, Daniels AH, Paller DJ, Koruprolu S, Palumbo MA, Crisco JJ Link to Full Text Abstract BACKGROUND CONTEXT: The pendulum testing system is capable of applying physiologic compressive loads without constraining the motion of functional spinal units (FSUs). The number of cycles to equilibrium observed under pendulum [...]

Biomechanical evaluation of the suture anchors used in open-door laminoplasty: a cadaveric study

By |2020-07-27T14:17:55+00:00October 1st, 2014|

Publication: Spine Date: October 2014 Authors: Kurokawa Y, Yokoyama Y, Kuroda K, Koruprolu S, Paller D, Nakano A, Baba I, Neo M Link to Full Text Abstract STUDY DESIGN: A cadaveric study. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the use of suture anchors is warranted in cervical laminoplasty. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The use of suture anchors to [...]

Dynamic biomechanical examination of the lumbar spine with implanted total spinal segment replacement (TSSR) utilizing a pendulum testing system

By |2020-07-21T17:54:06+00:00February 1st, 2013|

Publication: PLoS ONE Date: February 2013 Authors: Daniels AH, Paller DJ, Koruprolu S, Palumbo MA, Crisco JJ Link to Full Text Abstract BACKGROUND: Biomechanical investigations of spinal motion preserving implants help in the understanding of their in vivo behavior. In this study, we hypothesized that the lumbar spine with implanted total spinal segment replacement (TSSR) [...]

Dynamic biomechanical examination of the lumbar spine with implanted total disc replacement using a pendulum testing system

By |2020-07-17T20:38:43+00:00November 1st, 2012|

Publication: Spine Date: November 2012 Authors: Daniels A, Paller D, Koruprolu S, McDonnell M, Palumbo M, Crisco J Link to Full Text Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Biomechanical cadaver investigation. OBJECTIVE: To examine dynamic bending stiffness and energy absorption of the lumbar spine with and without implanted total disc replacement (TDR) under simulated physiological motion. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND [...]

Examination of Cervical Spine Kinematics in Complex, Multi-planar Motions Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Total Disc Replacement

By |2020-07-17T14:50:23+00:00July 1st, 2012|

Publication: International Journal of Spine Surgery Date: July 2012 Authors: Daniels A, Paller D, Feller R, Thakur N, Biercevicz A, Palumbo M, Crisco J, Madom I Link to Full Text Abstract BACKGROUND: The biomechanical behavior of total disc replacement (TDR) and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) incomplex multiplanar motion is incompletely understood. The purpose [...]

The mechanical effect of commercially pure titanium and polyetheretherketone rods on spinal implants at the operative and adjacent levels

By |2020-07-17T10:58:43+00:00October 22nd, 2010|

Publication: Spine Date: October 2010 Authors: Turner JL, Paller DJ, Murrell CB Link to Full Text Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Single-level cadaveric lumbar constructs were instrumented with either polyetheretherketone (PEEK) or commercially pure (CP) titanium (Ti) rods and biomechanically evaluated. Strain from gauged bone screws and interbody (IB) spacers, kinematic motion, and caudal disc pressure measurements [...]

The mechanical effect of commercially pure titanium and polyetheretherketone rods on spinal implants at the operative and adjacent levels

By |2020-07-17T13:55:21+00:00October 1st, 2010|

Publication: Spine Date: October 2010 Authors: Turner J, Paller D, Murrell C Link to Full Text Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Single-level cadaveric lumbar constructs were instrumented with either polyetheretherketone (PEEK) or commercially pure (CP) titanium (Ti) rods and biomechanically evaluated. Strain from gauged bone screws and interbody (IB) spacers, kinematic motion, and caudal disc pressure measurements were [...]