An anterior wedge-shaped-defect human model to investigate load to failure, kyphosis, translation and spinal encroachment

T. Pitzen, B.A. Sharef, N. Matis, T. Welk, C. Schilling & J. Drumm
Objective: Junctional regions of the human spine are usually difficult to judge concerning stabilisation procedures. There is a need for biomechanical knowledge if we have to deal with different types of defects and different types of surgical implants. Thus, the objective of the study was to create[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]