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Table 5 Stress peaks of cartilage endplate (Mise, MPa), four models: N, H, H1, and H2

From: Biomechanical evaluation of percutaneous cement discoplasty by finite element analysis

  N/Baseline H/R H1/R H2/R
Flexion 6.332 100% 7.158 113% 26.64 420% 29.10 460%
Extension 14.12 100% 13.59 96% 41.33 293% 38.31 271%
LB 13.04 100% 13.10 100% 31.33 240% 30.89 237%
RB 9.078 100% 9.414 104% 28.57 315% 27.74 306%
LR 10.40 100% 9.680 93% 20.65 199% 19.55 188%
RR 9.088 100% 7.29 80% 18.38 202% 16.67 183%
  1. LB Left Bending, RB Right Bending, LR Left Rotation, RR Right Rotation, R Relative ratio