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Biomechanics Publications

Arranged chronologically descending. Updated Jan 2020.


Impact Performance Comparison of Advanced Bicycle Helmets with Dedicated Rotation-Damping Systems.
Bottlang M, Rouhier A, Tsai S, Gregoire J, Madey SM.
Ann Biomed Eng. 2020 Jan;48(1):68-78.


Evaluation of a novel bicycle helmet concept in oblique impact testing.
Bliven E, Rouhier A, Tsai S, Willinger R, Bourdet N, Deck C, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Accid Anal Prev. 2019 Mar;124:58-65.


Biomechanics-Hot Topics Part I.
Bottlang M, Lorich DG, Dvorzhinskiy A, Gausden E, Slobogean GP, Schemitsch GW, Sanders DW, Schemitsch EH.
J Orthop Trauma. 2018 Mar;32 Suppl 1:S17-S20.


Dynamic Fixation of Humeral Shaft Fractures Using Active Locking Plates: A Prospective Observational Study.
Madey SM, Tsai S, Fitzpatrick DC, Earley K, Lutsch M, Bottlang M.
Iowa Orthop J. 2017;37:1-10.

Comparison of Four Methods for Dynamization of Locking Plates: Differences in the Amount and Type of Fracture Motion.
Henschel J, Tsai S, Fitzpatrick DC, Marsh JL, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Jun 22. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000879.

Dynamic Stabilization of Simple Fractures With Active Plates Delivers Stronger Healing Than Conventional Compression Plating.
Bottlang M, Tsai S, Bliven EK, von Rechenberg B, Kindt P, Augat P, Henschel J, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM.
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb;31(2):71-77. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000732.


Dynamic Stabilization with Active Locking Plates Delivers Faster, Stronger, and More Symmetric Fracture-Healing.
Bottlang M, Tsai S, Bliven EK, von Rechenberg B, Klein K, Augat P, Henschel J, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Mar 16;98(6):466-74. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.O.00705.


Biomechanical Concepts for Fracture Fixation.
Bottlang M, Schemitsch CE, Nauth A, Routt M Jr, Egol KA, Cook GE, Schemitsch EH.
J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Dec;29 Suppl 12:S28-33. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000467.

Dynamic locking plates provide symmetric axial dynamization to stimulate fracture healing.
Tsai S, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
J Orthop Res. 2015 Aug;33(8):1218-25. doi: 10.1002/jor.22881. Epub 2015 May 21.

Elastically suspending the screw holes of a locked osteosynthesis plate can dampen impact loads.
Capanni F, Hansen K, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
J Appl Biomech. 2015 Jun;31(3):164-9. doi: 10.1123/jab.2014-0193. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

Higher strains in the inner region of the meniscus indicate a potential source for degeneration.
Kessler O, Sommers M, Augustin T, Haybaeck J, D'Lima DD, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
J Biomech. 2015 Jun 1;48(8):1377-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.02.059. Epub 2015 Mar 11.


The bottleneck of evidence-based fracture care.
Bottlang M, Augat P.
Injury. 2014 Jun;45 Suppl 2:S1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2014.04.001. 

Dynamic fixation of distal femur fractures using far cortical locking screws: a prospective observational study.
Bottlang M, Fitzpatrick DC, Sheerin D, Kubiak E, Gellman R, Vande Zandschulp C, Doornink J, Earley K, Madey SM.
J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Apr;28(4):181-8. doi: 10.1097/01.bot.0000438368.44077.04.

Ries Z, Hansen K, Bottlang M, Madey S, Fitzpatrick D, Marsh JL.
Healing results of periprosthetic distal femur fractures treated with far cortical locking technology: a preliminary retrospective study.
Iowa Orthop J.2013;33:7-11. 

Hansen K, Dau N, Feist F, Deck C, Willinger R, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Angular Impact Mitigation system for bicycle helmets to reduce head acceleration and risk of traumatic brain injury.
Accid Anal Prev. 2013 Oct;59:109-17. 
Bottlang M, Long WB, Phelan D, Fielder D, Madey SM. Surgical stabilization of flail chest injuries with MatrixRIB implants: A prospective observational study. Injury. 2013 Feb;44(2):232-8. Abstract
Grytz R, Downs JC.
A forward incremental prestressing method with application to inverse parameter estimations and eye-specific simulations of posterior scleral shells.
Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2012 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Bahney CS, Lujan TJ, Hsu CW, Bottlang M, West JL, Johnstone B.
Visible light photoinitiation of mesenchymal stem cell-laden bioresponsive hydrogels.
Eur Cell Mater. 2011 Jul 15;22:43-55.

Denard P, Doornik J, Phelan D, Madey S, Fitzpatrick D, Bottlang M.
Biplanar fixation of a locking plate in the diaphysis improves construct strength.
Clinical Biomechanics. 2011;26:484-490.

Henderson CE, Lujan TJ, Kuhl LL, Bottlang M, Fitzpatrick DC, Marsh JL.
2010 mid-America Orthopaedic Association Physician in Training Award: healing complications are common after locked plating for distal femur fractures.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Jun;469(6):1757-65.

Girard MJ, Suh JK, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC.
Biomechanical Changes in the Sclera of Monkey Eyes Exposed to Chronic IOP Elevations.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Bottlang M, Lujan TJ, Wirtz K, Bahney CS, Madey S, Johnstone B.
A Novel Bioreactor for the Dynamic Stimulation and Mechanical Evaluation of Multiple Tissue Engineered Constructs.
Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2011 Mar;17(3):367-74.

Bottlang M, Feist F.
Biomechanics of far cortical locking.
J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Feb;25 Suppl 1:S21-8.

Pape HC, Bottlang M.
Flexible fixation with locking plates.  Editorial.
J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Feb;25 Suppl 2: S1-3.

Doornink J, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Far cortical locking enables flexible fixation with periarticular locking plates.
J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Feb;25 Suppl 1:S29-34.

Bottlang M, Doornink J, Lujan TJ, Fitzpatrick DC, Marsh JL, Augat P, von Rechenberg B, Lesser M, Madey SM.
Effects of construct stiffness on healing of fractures stabilized with locking plates.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec;92 Suppl 2:12-22.

Bottlang M, Lesser M, Koerber J, Doornink J, von Rechenberg B, Augat P,Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM, Marsh JL.
Far cortical locking can improve healing of fractures stabilized with locking plates.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jul;92(7):1652-60.

Lujan TJ, Henderson CE, Madey SM, Fitzpatrick DC, Marsh JL, Bottlang M.
Locked plating of distal femur fractures leads to inconsistent and asymmetric callus formation.
J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Mar;24(3):156-62.

Bottlang M, Helzel I, Long WB, Madey S.
Anatomically Contoured Plates for Fixation of Rib Fractures.
J Trauma. 2010 Mar;68:611-5.

Lujan TJ, Madey SM, Fitzpatrick DC, Byrd GD, Sanderson JM, Bottlang M.
A computational technique to measure fracture callus in radiographs.
J Biomech. 2010 Mar 3;43(4):792-795. Epub 2009 Nov 14.

Bottlang M, Helzel I, Long W, Fitzpatrick D, Madey S.
Less-Invasive Stabilization of Rib Fractures by Intramedullary Fixation: A Biomechanical Evaluation.
J Trauma. 2010 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Sigal IA, Yang H, Roberts MD, Downs JC.
Morphing methods to parameterize specimen-specific finite element model geometries.
J Biomech. 2010 Jan 19;43(2):254-62. Epub 2009 Oct 29.

Helzel I, Long W, Fitzpatrick D, Madey S, Bottlang M.
Evaluation of intramedullary rib splints for less-invasive stabilisation of rib fractures.
Injury. 2009 Oct;40(10):1104-10. Epub 2009 Jul 1.

Bottlang M, Doornink J, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM.
Far cortical locking can reduce stiffness of locked plating constructs while retaining construct strength.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug;91(8):1985-94.

Bottlang M, Doornink J, Byrd GD, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM
A nonlocking end screw can decrease fracture risk caused by locked plating in the
osteoporotic diaphysis.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Mar 1;91(3):620-7.

Girard MJ, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh JK.
Experimental surface strain mapping of porcine peripapillary sclera due to elevations of intraocular pressure.
J Biomech Eng. 2008 Aug;130(4):041017.

Bottlang M, Mohr M, Simon U, Claes L.
Acquisition of full-field strain distributions on ovine fracture callus cross-sections with electronic speckle pattern interferometry.
J Biomech. 2007 Dec 17; [Epub ahead of print]

Bottlang M, Sommers MB, Lusardi TA, Miesch JJ, Simon RP, Xiong ZG .
Modeling neural injury in organotypic cultures by application of inertia-driven shear strain.
J Neurotrauma. 2007 Jun;24(6):1068-77. 

Sommers MB, Fitzpatrick DC, Madey SM, Vande Zanderschulp C, Bottlang M.
A surrogate long-bone model with osteoporotic material properties for biomechanical testing of fracture implants.
J Biomech. 2007 Jun 15; [Epub ahead of print]  

Ehmke LW, Polzin BM, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Femoral nailing through the trochanter: the reamer pathway indicates a helical nail shape.
J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Nov-Dec;20(10):668-74.

Mohr M, Abrams E, Engel C, Long WB, Bottlang M.
Geometry of human ribs pertinent to orthopedic chest-wall reconstruction.
J Biomech. 2006 Jul 8; [Epub ahead of print]

Bottlang M, Erne OK, Lacatusu E, Sommers MB, Kessler O.
A Mobile-bearing Knee Prosthesis Can Reduce Strain at the Proximal Tibia.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jun;447:105-11.

Kessler O, Lacatusu E, Sommers MB, Mayr E, Bottlang M.
Malrotation in total knee arthroplasty: Effect on tibial cortex strain captured by laser-based strain acquisition.
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2006 Mar 20; [Epub ahead of print]

Ehmke LW, Fitzpatrick DC, Krieg JC, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Lag screws for hip fracture fixation: Evaluation of migration resistance under simulated walking.
J Orthop Res. 2005 Nov;23(6):1329-35.

Engel C, Krieg JC, Madey SM, Long WB, Bottlang M.
Operative chest wall fixation with osteosynthesis plates.
J Trauma. 2005 Jan;58(1):181-6.

Erne OK, Reid JB, Ehmke LW, Sommers MB, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Depth-dependent strain of patellofemoral articular cartilage in unconfined compression.
J Biomech. 2005 Apr;38(4):667-72.

Krieg JC, Mohr M, Ellis TJ, Simpson TS, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
Emergent stabilization of pelvic ring injuries by controlled circumferential compression: a clinical trial.
J Trauma. 2005 Sep;59(3):659-64.

Krieg JC, Mohr M, Mirza AJ, Bottlang M.Pelvic circumferential compression in the presence of soft-tissue injuries: acase report.
J Trauma. 2005 Aug;59(2):470-2.

Sommers MB, Roth C, Hall H, Kam BC, Ehmke LW, Krieg JC, Madey SM, Bottlang M.
A laboratory model to evaluate cutout resistance of implants for pertrochanteric fracture fixation.
J Orthop Trauma.  2004 Jul;18(6):361-368.

Sommers MB, Fitzpatrick DC, Kahn KM, Marsh JL, Bottlang M.
Hinged external fixation of the knee: intrinsic factors influencing passive joint motion.
J Orthop Trauma. 2004 Mar;18(3):163-9.

Bottlang M, Krieg JC.
Introducing the pelivic sling: pelvic fracture stabilization made simple.
J Emer Med Serv 2003: 28: 84-93.

Bottlang M, Krieg JC.
The pelvic fracture stabilization in the field.
Emerg Med Serv. 2003 Sep;32(9):126-9.