Mitsugu Todo
Kyushu University
Ultimate tensile strengthFinite element methodBiomedical engineeringComposite materialNatural rubberPolymer blendMaterials scienceMesenchymal stem cellDeformation (meteorology)OrthodonticsBone regenerationFracture (geology)Tissue engineeringFracture mechanicsPorosityMedicineMicrostructureStress (mechanics)ScaffoldFracture toughness
415Publications
24H-index
2,223Citations
Publications 420
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#1Fatin Hazwani (Kyushu University)
#2Mitsugu Todo (Kyushu University)H-Index: 24
Abstract In this work, porous composite beams of HA/PLLA and HA/PLCL were developed using a combination of the template and freeze-drying methods. Their compositions were examined using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction spectroscopy. Their bending mechanical and fracture properties were characterized under the three-point bending condition. Their microstructures and the micro mechanisms of deformation and fracture were also examined by scanning electron microscopy. It...
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#1Shun Wu (Kyushu University)
#1W.U. Shun (Kyushu University)
Last. Yu YamamotoH-Index: 2
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Abstract Background A main purpose of osteoporosis diagnosis is to evaluate the bone fracture risk. Some bone mass indices evaluated using bone mineral density has been utilized clinically to assess the degree of osteoporosis. On the other hand, Computed tomography image based finite element analysis has been developed to evaluate bone strength of vertebral bodies. The strength of a vertebra is defined as the load at the onset of compressive fracture. The objective of this study was therefore to...
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#2Mitsugu TodoH-Index: 24
Last. Z.A. Abdul Hamid (Universiti Sains Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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#1John DuckworthH-Index: 1
#2Takaaki ArahiraH-Index: 7
Last. Mitsugu TodoH-Index: 24
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#1Abdul Kafi (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 4
#2Khudishta Aktar (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 1
Last. Ravinder Dahiya (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 33
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Scaffold engineering has attracted significant attention for three-dimensional (3D) growth, proliferation and differentiation of stem cells in vitro. Currently available scaffolds suffer from issues such as poor ability for cell adhesion, migration and proliferation. This paper addresses these issues with 3D porous chitosan scaffold, fabricated and functionalized with cysteine-terminated Arg-Gly-Asp (Cys-RGD) tri-peptide on their walls. The study reveals that the compressive moduli of the scaffo...
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#1Kenji Kitamura (Kyushu University)H-Index: 34
#2Masanori Fujii (Kyushu University)H-Index: 12
Last. Yasuharu Nakashima (Kyushu University)H-Index: 34
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Abstract Background Physiologic pelvic tilt can change acetabular orientation and coverage in patients with hip dysplasia. In this study, we aimed to clarify the impact of change in sagittal pelvic tilt on joint stress distribution in dysplastic hips. Methods We developed patient-specific finite element models of 21 dysplastic hips and 21 normal hips. The joint contact area, contact pressure, and equivalent stress of the acetabular cartilage were assessed at three pelvic tilt positions relative ...
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