Publications

A selection of recent peer reviewed publications by members of the group is given below:

2016

Alnaimat F.A., Shepherd D.E.T., Dearn K.D. (2016) The effect of synthetic polymer lubricants on the friction between common arthroplasty bearing biomaterials for encapsulated spinal implants. Tribology International 98: 20–25

Barnes S.C., Shepherd D.E.T., Espino D.M., Bryan R.T., Viney R., Patel P. (2016) Design of an improved surgical instrument for the removal of bladder tumours. Journal of Engineering in Medicine. In press.

Barnes S.C., Lawless B.M., Shepherd D.E.T., Espino D.M., Bicknell G.R., Bryan R.T. (2016) Viscoelastic Properties of Human Bladder Tumours. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 61: 250–257.

Cox S.C., Jamshidib P., Eisenstein N.M., Webber M.A., Hassanin H., Attallah M.M., Shepherd D.E.T., Addison O., Grover L.M. (2016) Adding functionality with additive manufacturing: fabrication of titanium-based antibiotic eluting implants. Materials Science and Engineering C 64: 407–415.

Lawless B.M., Barnes S.C, Espino D.M., Shepherd D.E.T. (2016) Viscoelastic properties of a spinal posterior dynamic stabilisation device. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 59: 519–526

Sen Mei, Francisco S.N. de Souza Júnior, May Y.S. Kuan, Naomi C. Green and Daniel M. Espino (2016) Hemodynamics through the congenitally bicuspid aortic valve: a computational fluid dynamics comparison of opening orifice area and leaflet orientation. Perfusion. In press.  

Youssef M.M., Shepherd D.E.T. and Titley O.G. (2016) Design of a Dynamic External Finger Fixator. Journal of Medical Devices. In press.

2015

Barnes S.C., Shepherd D.E.T., Espino D.M. and Bryan R.T. (2015) Frequency Dependent Viscoelastic Properties of Porcine Bladder. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 42: 168–176.

Eckold, D.G., Dearn, K.D. and Shepherd, D.E.T., 2015. The evolution of polymer wear debris from total disc arthroplasty. Biotribology, 1, pp.42-50. 

Espino D.M., Shepherd D.E.T. and Hukins D.W.L. (2015) Transient large strain contact modelling: a comparison of contact techniques for simultaneous fluid-structure interaction. European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids 51: 54-60.

Green N.C., Bowen J., Hukins D.W.L. and Shepherd D.E.T. (2015) Assessment of non-contacting optical methods to measure wear rates and surface roughness in ceramic total disc replacements. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 229: 245-254.

Mahomed A., Hukins DWL & Kukureka SN (2015): Effect of Accelerated Aging on the Viscoelastic Properties of a Medical Grade Silicone. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 25: 415-423

Mahomed, A and Kocharian, A (2015): Determining the Solubility Parameter and the Cross-link Density of Medical Grade Silicones: Effect of Increasing the Range of Swelling Liquids. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, 25: 137–142

Moghadas P., Mahomed A., Shepherd D.E.T. and Hukins D.W.L. (2015) Wear of the Charité® lumbar intervertebral disc replacement investigated using an electro-mechanical spine simulator. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 229: 264-268

Sadeghi H., Espino D.M. and Shepherd D.E.T. (2015) Variation in viscoelastic properties of bovine articular cartilage below, up to and above healthy-gait relevant loading frequencies. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 229: 115–123.

Sadeghi H., Shepherd D.E.T., Espino D.M. (2015) Effect of the variation of loading frequency on surface failure of bovine articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 23: 2252-2258.

Youssef M.M., Shepherd D.E.T. and Titley O.G. (2015) Engineering analysis of a failed compass proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint hinge. Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications 27: 1550013.

2014

Ahmadzadeh SMH & Hukins DWL (2014). Feasibility of using mixtures of silicone elastomers and silicone oils to model the mechanical behaviour of biological tissues. Journal of Engineering in Medicine 228: 730-734.

Angadi DS, Shepherd DET, Vadivelu R & Barrett T (2014). Rigid intramedullary nail fixation of femoral fractures in adolescents: what evidence is available? Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. In press.

Bahraseman HG, Hassani K, Khosravi A, Navidbakhsh M, Espino DM, Fatouraee N, Kazemi-Saleh D (2014). Combining numerical and clinical methods to assess aortic valve hemodynamics during exercise. Perfusion 29: 340-350.

Bahraseman HG, Hassani K, Navidbakhsh M, Espino DM, Sani ZA, Fatouraee N (2014). Effect of exercise on blood flow through the aortic valve: a combined clinical and numerical study. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 17: 1821-1834.

Bohari SPM, Grover LM & Hukins DWL (2014). Effect of pulsed-low intensity ultrasound exposure on calf chondrocytes. Regenerative Research 3: 23-28.

Espino DM, Shepherd DET & Hukins DWL (2014). Viscoelastic properties of bovine knee joint articular cartilage: dependency on thickness and loading frequency. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 15: 205.

Espino DM, Shepherd DET & Hukins DWL (2014). Evaluation of a transient, simultaneous, Arbitrary Lagrange-Euler based multi-physics method for simulating the mitral heart valve. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. 17 (4), 450-458.

Kuan, M.Y. and Espino, D.M., 2015. Systolic fluid–structure interaction model of the congenitally bicuspid aortic valve: assessment of modelling requirements. Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering, 18(12), pp.1305-1320.

Wilcox AG, Buchan KG & Espino (2014). Frequency and diameter dependent viscoelastic properties of mitral valve chordae tendineae. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 30: 186-195.