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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 26
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/brs.0b013e318219ce84
  • Journal Name: SPINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


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.