Spinal disc herniation: causal research with the simulator -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Spinal disc herniation: causal research with the simulator

Interview with Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke, Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University Hospital Ulm

01/10/2014

Photo: Prof. Hans-Joachim Wilke

Prof. Hans-Joachim Wilke; ©University Hospital Ulm

Photo: Spinal disc stress simulator

The spinal disc stress simulator is able to rotate the spinal disc preparation around three axles and load it with shear forces in three directions; ©University Hospital Ulm

Photo: Digital image of a spinal disc

The researchers from Ulm are able to exactly quantify damages to the spinal disc with high-resolution imaging; ©University Hospital Ulm

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

©B. Frommann