Biomechanical Contribution of the Rib Cage to Thoracic Stability


Brasiliense L. B. C. , Lazaro B. C. R. , Reyes P. M. , Dogan S. , Theodore N., Crawford N. R.

SPINE, vol.36, no.26, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 26
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/brs.0b013e318219ce84
  • Title of Journal : SPINE

Abstract

Study Design. In vitro assessment of rib cage biomechanics in the region of true ribs with the ribs intact then sequentially resected in 5 steps.