The London Spine Unit : finest treatment clinic in LondonPublished articleStudy design: Biomechanical study of a nucleus replacement with a finite element model. Objective: To validate a Bionate 80A ring-shaped nucleus replacement. Methods: The ANSYS lumbar spine model made from lumbar spine X-rays and magnetic resonance images obtained from cadaveric spine specimens were used. All materials were assumed homogeneous, isotropic, and linearly elastic. We studied three options: intact spine, nucleotomy, and nucleus implant. Two loading conditions were evaluated at…Lumbar Disc Replacement Expert. Best Spinal Surgeon UK
Keywords: degenerative disc disease; disc hernia; finite element model; motion preservation; nucleus disc replacement; polycarbonate urethane.
The London Spine Unit : finest treatment clinic in LondonRead the original publication: Finite Element Analysis of a Bionate Ring-Shaped Customized Lumbar Disc Nucleus Prosthesis