Volume 17 (2023)
Volume 16 (2022)
Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
Volume 7 (2013)
Volume 6 (2012)
Volume 5 (2011)
Volume 4 (2010)
Volume 3 (2009)
Volume 2 (2008)
Volume 1 (2007)
Volume -2 (2005)
Volume -1 (2004)
Implant / Implant's Designing & Manufacturing
A Comparative Study on Common Scenarios of Single-Segment and Double-Segment Intracorneal Ring Segments in a Keratoconus Corneal Model

Shima Bahramizadeh-Sajadi; Hamid Reza Katoozian; Alireza Baradaran-Rafii‬‬‬‬‬‬‬; Miguel-Angel Ariza-Gracia; Philippe Buchler

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2022, , Pages 329-339

  Keratoconus (KC) is a non-inflammatory and degenerative disease of the cornea. It is manifested by the formation of cone-shaped regions accompanying severe eyesight issues. Implantation of intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS)‎ is a popular treatment to improve visual acuity. Controversies exist ...  Read More

Quantitative Analysis of Biomechanical Parameters of Bioinspirational Designed Medical Microneedles in Interaction with Skin using Finite Elements Method

Yasaman Amiri,; Bahman Vahidi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , August 2021, , Pages 99-110

  Microneedles are a type of micron-sized needle that is the third most widely used delivery system after oral and injectable drug delivery, used in a variety of fields including drug release and rejuvenation. Optimizing the geometry of microneedles to reduce pain and inflammation has been important in ...  Read More

Biomechanics of Bone / Bone Biomechanics
Determination of Fracture Properties of Cortical Bone using Arc-Shaped Specimen

Fereshteh Alizadeh Fard; Majid Mirzaei

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 121-131

  Regarding the application of testing and analysis of bone fractures in both medical and engineering fields, finding proper specimens for measuring fracture properties is important. In this study, the experimental and numerical fracture analyses of bovine cortical bone were performed for 4 anatomical ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Assessing Time-Dependent Response of Intact and Degenerated Cervical Intervertebral Discs by Employing a Poroviscoelastic Model based on Experimental Relaxation Data

Mahdieh Mosayebi; Afsaneh Mojra

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 31-44

  Intervertebral disc (IVD) provides flexibility and shock absorption for the spine in the load transmission procedure. Disc degeneration may occur as a result of aging and inappropriate types of loading. Assessing biomechanical parameters of intact IVD in comparison to the degenerated disc with different ...  Read More

Biomechanics of Bone / Bone Biomechanics
Effect of Aging on Crack Propagation Trajectory in Dentin: Numerical Analysis

Iman Zoljanahi Oskui

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 75-84

  With the increase in lifespan there are many concerns related to ability of the hard tissues such as teeth to meet the physical demands over an extended period of function. The dentin has a special microstructural feature that governs its mechanical behavior, e.g., fracture mechanics: cylindrical tubules ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis of 3D Model of Spinal Cord in Syringomyelia Disease Conditions Using Fluid-Solid Interface Technique

Hoda Mastari Farahani; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 10, Issue 3 , October 2016, , Pages 223-230

  Syrinx growth in Syringomyelia desease causes progressive neurological disorders. Thus, the examination of effective factors in syrinx development is so important for controlling this desease. One of clinical assumptions related to the reason of syrinx development, considers the propagation of pressure ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Effect of Collagen Substrate Stiffness and Thickness on the response of a Mesenchymal Stem Cell in Cell Culture Environment: A Computational Study

Mahdi Moradkhani; Bahman Vahidi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2015, , Pages 179-190

  Investigating the mechanical stimuli on stem cells under in vitro and in vivo conditions is a very important topic to achieve an ability tocontrol the cellular responses like growth, proliferation and differentiation. Many investigations carried out about biomechanical factors involved in this phenomenon ...  Read More

Spinal Biomechanics
Effect of Artificial Degeneration Induced by Needle Puncture on Time-Dependent Response of Intervertebral Disc.

Mohammad Nikkhoo; Sajjad Najafzadeh; Romina Kargar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , February 2015, , Pages 317-326

  Understanding the mechanism of artificial disc degeneration using animal models is useful to study the regenerative techniques in hope of finding potential therapeutic strategies. For any type of potential therapeutic techniques, first we need to have the degenerated model. Disc degeneration ...  Read More

Tissue Engineering
Numerical analysis of a single cultured mesenchymal stem cell under pressure stimulation using atomic force microscopy and finite element method

Zakieh Alihemmati; Bahman Vahidi; Nooshin Haghighipour

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 135-149

  Body cells, including mesenchymal stem cells are subject to a lot of mechanical forces. The type and magnitude of these forces are different in different physiological and pathological conditions. They cause a wide variety of cell responses and are able to change metabolisms and functions of the cell. ...  Read More

Robotic Surgery / Robot-Assisted Surgery
A New Hybrid Algorithm for Simulation of Cutting Soft Tissue Using Finite Element Method

Marzie Saeidirad; Heidar Ali Talebi; Mohammad Zareinejad; Mohammad Reza Dehghan

Volume 7, Issue 4 , June 2013, , Pages 287-296

  Computationally fast biomechanical models are required to present the actual behavior of soft tissue in real-time simulation. These models are applied in medical diagnosis, surgical planning and training. One of the challenges in the surgical simulation is soft tissue cutting that requires topology changes ...  Read More

Orthotics & Prosthesis
Comparison of Friction Force at Contact Surfaces between the Arch Wire and the Slot of Orthodontic Bracket: a Finite Element Method

Mostafa Lashgari; Farzan Ghalichi; Behnam Mirzakouchaki

Volume 7, Issue 4 , June 2013, , Pages 341-349

  Orthodontic specialists interest in study of tooth movement mechanic, such as the relationship between applied force and the rate of tooth movement in orthodontic treatment. It is because of the complexity and variety of factors that can affect orthodontic treatment. The friction force at the contact ...  Read More

Biomechanics of Bone / Bone Biomechanics
Analysis of Bone Remodeling around Functionally Graded Orthopedic Screws and Comparison with Metal Screws Using Finite Element Method

Behnoud Haghighi; Masoud Tahani; Gholam Reza Rouhi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , June 2011, , Pages 33-44

  Orthopedic screws are widely used devices for fixation of bone fractures. Progressive loosening of bone fixation screws, induced by stress shielding and subsequent adaptive bone remodeling, results in bone loss around the screw. A set of two-dimensional finite element models including cortical and cancellous ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Effect of Arterial Stenosis Eccentricity on Blood Flow Using Fluid-Structure Interaction Method

Afsane Mojra; Mohammad Tafazzoli Shadpour; Ehsan Yakhshi Tafti

Volume 2, Issue 1 , June 2008, , Pages 9-20

  Arterial stenosis and the consequent cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis remain the major cause of mortality in the world. In this study, blood flow was analyzed in a three-dimensional model of stenosed carotid artery with asymmetric stenosis utilizing fluid-structure interaction method. ...  Read More

Fluid-Structure Interaction in Biological Media / FSI
Numerical Analysis of Fully Blocked Human Common Carotid Artery Resulted From Arterial Thromboembolism Using a Contact Finite Element Model

Bahman Vahidi; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 2, Issue 4 , June 2008, , Pages 285-296

  Arterial embolism is one of the major killers of the people who have heart diseases. In cerebral arteries, the danger of embolism is that the ruptured particles are carried into the brain, provoking neurological symptoms or a stroke. In this research, for the first time, we have presented a numerical ...  Read More

Bioheat Transfer
Transducer Design For Ultrasound-Induced Hyperthermia Of Cancerous Tissues

Farzan Ghalichi; Sohrab Behnia

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2007, , Pages 1-8

  The methods of focusing ultrasonic waves in order to apply hyperthermia cancer therapy have studied and a transducer capable of focusing waves on cancerous tissues with the aid of its piezoelectricelements has introduced. The amount of absorbed energy was computed by solving numerically the acoustic ...  Read More

Biomechanics of Bone / Bone Biomechanics
Parameters Affecting The Stresses Within Pedicel Screw Systems In A Stabilized Lumbar Spine

Seyed Hamed Hosseini Nasab; Farzam Farahmand; Mohammad Hossein Karegar Novin; Mohsen Karami

Volume -1, Issue 2 , June 2005, , Pages 159-172

  Several linear and nonlinear finite element models of intact and fixed lumbar spine were analyzed. The intact model was developed based on CT images, and following verification, was employed to simulate the spinal fixation procedure using two different commercial pedicle screw systems. The results including ...  Read More