Stress-strain relationship of the spinal cord of anesthetized cats

Tin Kan Hung, Guan Liang Chang, Hsin Sun Lin, Frank R. Walter, Leon Bunegin

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An in vivo experimental method was developed to measure the mechanical or rheological properties of the spinal cord of anesthetized cats. This novel approach resulted in the measurements of the tensile force in the cord and the modulus of the spinal cord tissue under longitudinal elongation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-276
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Biomechanics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Rehabilitation


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