Selected Publications

Chevalier Y, Zysset PK, (2012) A patient-specific computer tomography-based finite element methodology to calculate the six dimensional stiffness matrix of human vertebral bodies. J Biomech Eng. 134(5):051006

Dall'Ara E, Schmidt R, Zysset PK, (2012) Microindentation can discriminate between damaged and intact human bone tissue. Bone 50(4):925-929

Hosseini HS, Pahr DH, Zysset PK, (2012) Modeling and experimental validation of trabecular bone damage, softening and densification under large compressive strains. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 15:93-102

Kinzl M, Benneker L, Boger A, Zysset PK, Pahr DH (2012) The effect of standard and low-modulus cement augmentation on the stiffness, strength, and endplate pressure distribution in vertebroplasty, Eur Spine J. 21(5):920-929

Gross T, Pahr D, Peyrin F, Zysset PK (2012) Mineral heterogeneity has a minor influence on the apparent elastic properties of human cancellous bone: A SRμCT based finite element study”, Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 15(11):1137-1144

Maquer G, Dall'Ara E, Zysset PK (2012) Removal of the cortical endplates has little effect on ultimate load and damage distribution in QCT-based voxel models of human lumbar vertebrae under axial compression. J Biomech. 45(9):1733-1738

Spiesz EM, Roschger P, Zysset PK (2012) Influence of mineralization and microporosity on tissue elasticity: experimental and numerical investigation on mineralized turkey leg tendons”, Calcif Tissue Int, 90(4):319-329

Wolfram U, Gross T, Pahr DH, Schwiedrzik JJ, Wilke HJ, Zysset PK (2012) Fabric-based Tsai-Wu yield criteria for vertebral trabecular bone in stress and strain space. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 15:218-228