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Measurement of Biomechanical Properties of Tissues Under Uniaxial Stress1

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Ashish Singal

Department of Surgery;
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Charles L. Soule

Department of Surgery,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Paul A. Iaizzo

Department of Surgery;
Department of Biomedical Engineering;
Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology;
Institute for Engineering in Medicine,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014.

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received February 28, 2014; published online April 28, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(2), 020905 (Apr 28, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1034; doi: 10.1115/1.4027005 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised February 28, 2014

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Fig. 1

Overall setup of uniaxial pull machine. UH, upper hook; LH, lower hook; T, tissue under test; F, force transducer; C, system console.

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Fig. 2

Representative example of F–d graph

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Fig. 3

Comparative assessment of swine diaphragm

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Fig. 4

Graphical illustration of avulsion location



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