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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Adrian Olaru
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of IJMO. It's a journal that shows promise of becoming a recognized journal in the area of modelling and optimization. I'll work together with the editors to help it progress.
IJMO 2017 Vol.7(5): 296-299 ISSN: 2010-3697
DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2017.V7.601

A Finite Element Approach to Predict the Post-treatment Evolution of an Orthopedically Treated Vertebral Body Fracture

Stelian Anghel, Tiberiu Bățagă , and Constantin Dogariu
Abstract—Our research employs FEM to simulate the evolution of an orthopedically treated vertebral fracture and compares the result against the real healing process observed through CT and X-ray investigations. Applying FEM to the simulation of vertebral fracture healing is an original endeavor in studying the evolution of the fracture stability and represents a theoretical pretest for applying the FEM in the prediction of fracture healing progress.

Index Terms—lumbar fracture, finite element method (fem), computer tomography (CT).

S. Anghel and T. Bățagă are with Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie Tirgu-Mureș, Romania (e-mail: steliananghel@yahoo.com, Tbataga@gmail.com).
C. Dogariu is with the Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania (e-mail: cdogariu@gmail.com).

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Cite: Stelian Anghel, Tiberiu Bățagă , and Constantin Dogariu, "A Finite Element Approach to Predict the Post-treatment Evolution of an Orthopedically Treated Vertebral Body Fracture," International Journal of Modeling and Optimization vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 296-299, 2017.

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