Development of High Technology for Improvement of Fatigue Strength in the Intervertebral Disc Herniation's Cervical Attachment System

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The fixation of the vertebral column using transpedicular screws is a well-establish technique. Multi-axial pedicle screw designs allow deviation of the screw away from the perpendicular to the longitudinal rod, which facilitates application of a screw-rod system such as Cervical Attachment System (CAS) into the curved spine. This study was performed a static (compression bending and torsion) and dynamic (compression bending fatigue) empirical analysis of CAS component such as pedicle screw, rod and set screw based on the guideline of ASTM F136- 98 using Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) blocks as test vertebral bodies.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 353-358)

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Yu Zhou, Shan-Tung Tu and Xishan Xie

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2207-2210

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C. W. Kim et al., "Development of High Technology for Improvement of Fatigue Strength in the Intervertebral Disc Herniation's Cervical Attachment System", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 353-358, pp. 2207-2210, 2007

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September 2007

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