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The Method Exploration for Measuring the Strain of the Intervertebral Disc

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Many researches point out that intervertebral pressure and transformation are key parameters for evaluating intervertebral disc degeneration. Aiming at avoiding the damage caused by direct and indirect measuring methods, this research proposes a cylindroid hypothesis and measuring method, which can monitor the strain condition of the intervertebral disc in vivo and real-time without being damaged.

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Q. Xue, W. Liu and Z. Liao, "The Method Exploration for Measuring the Strain of the Intervertebral Disc," Modern Instrumentation, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2013, pp. 21-25. doi: 10.4236/mi.2013.22004.

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