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  • 1.
    Alvarez, Victor
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Importance of neck muscle tonus in head kinematics during pedestrian accidents2013Inngår i: 2013 IRCOBI Conference Proceedings - International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury, 2013, s. 747-761Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Unprotected pedestrians are an exposed group in the rural traffic and the most vulnerable human body region is the head which is the source of many fatal injuries. This study was performed to gain a better understanding of the influence that the neck muscle tonus has on head kinematics during pedestrian accidents. This was done using a detailed whole body FE model and a detailed FE vehicle model. To determine the influence of the muscle tonus a series of simulations were performed where the vehicle speed, pedestrian posture and muscle tonus were varied. Since the human reaction time for muscle activation is in the order of the collision time, the pedestrian was assumed to be prepared for the oncoming vehicle in order to augment the possible influence of muscle tonus. From the simulations performed, kinematic data such as head rotations, trajectory and velocities were extracted for the whole collision event, as well as velocity and accelerations at head impact. These results show that muscle tonus can influence the head rotation during a vehicle collision and therefore alter the head impact orientation. The level of influence on head rotation was in general lower than when altering the struck leg forward and backward, but in the same order of magnitude for some cases. The influence on head accelerations was higher due to muscle tonus than posture in all cases.

  • 2. Courteille, O.
    et al.
    Ho, Johnson
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik (Stängd 20130701).
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik (Stängd 20130701).
    Fors, U.
    Felländer-Tsai, L.
    Hedman, L.
    Möller, H.
    Face validity of VIS-Ed: A visualization program for teaching medical students and residents the biomechanics of cervical spine trauma2013Inngår i: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 20, IOS Press, 2013, s. 96-102Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This RCT study aimed to investigate if VIS-Ed (Visualization through Imaging and Simulation - Education) had the potential to improve medical student education and specialist training in clinical diagnosis and treatment of trauma patients. The participants' general opinion was reported as high in both groups (lecture vs. virtual patient (VP)). Face validity of the VIS-Ed for cervical spine trauma was demonstrated and the VP group reported higher stimulation and engagement compared to the lecture group. No significant difference in the knowledge test between both groups could be observed, confirming our null hypothesis that VIS-Ed was on par with a lecture.

  • 3.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Numerical Accident Reconstructions: A Biomechanical Tool to Understand and Prevent Head Injuries2015Doktoravhandling, med artikler (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major health and socioeconomic problem throughout the world, with an estimated 10 million deaths and instances of hospitalization annually. Numerical methods such as finite element (FE) methods can be used to study head injuries and optimize the protection, which can lead to a decrease in the number of injuries. The FE head models were initially evaluated for biofidelity by comparing with donated corpses experiments. However, there are some limitations in experiments of corpses, including material degradation after death. One feasible alternative to evaluating head models with living human tissue is to use reconstruction of real accidents. However, the process of accident reconstruction entails some uncertainties since it is not a controlled experiment. Therefore, a deeper understanding of the accident reconstruction process is needed in order to be able to improve the FE human models. Thus, the aim of this thesis was to evaluate and further develop more advanced strategies for accident reconstructions involving head injuries.

    A FE head model was used to study head injuries in accidents. Existing bicycle accident data was used, as were hypothetical accident situations for cyclists and pedestrians. A FE bicycle helmet model having different designs was developed to study the protective effect.

    An objective method was developed based on the Overlap Index (OI) and Location Index (LI) to facilitate the comparison of FE model responses with injuries visible in medical images. Three bicycle accident reconstructions were performed and the proposed method evaluated. The method showed to have potential to be an objective method to compare FE model response with medical images and could be a step towards improving the evaluation of results from injury reconstructions.

    The simulations demonstrated the protective effect of a bicycle helmet. A decrease was seen in the injurious effect on both the brain tissue and the skull. However, the results also showed that the brain tissue strain could be further decreased by modifying the helmet design.

    Two different numerical pedestrian models were compared to evaluate whether the more time-efficient rigid body model could be used, instead of a FE pedestrian model, to roughly determine the initial conditions as an accident reconstruction involves some uncertainties. The difference, in terms of the head impact location, rotation and velocity, attributable to the two models was in the same range as differences due to uncertainties in some of the initial parameters, such as vehicle impact velocity.

  • 4.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Baeck, Katrien
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Biomechanics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Vander Sloten, Jos
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Biomechanics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
    Goffin, Jan
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Biomechanics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
    Depreitere, Bart
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Biomechanics Section, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Influence of impact velocity and angle in a detailed reconstruction of a bicycle accident2012Inngår i: 2012 IRCOBI Conference Proceedings - International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury, 2012, s. 787-799Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Bicycle accidents have become the most common cause of serious injury in the traffic during the last couple of years in Sweden. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of the input variables, initial velocity and head orientation, of a bicycle accident reconstruction on the strain levels in the brain using a detailed FE head model. The accident involved a non-helmeted 68 year old male who sustained a linear skull fracture, contusions, acute subdural hematoma, and small bleeding at the swelling (subarachnoid blood). The orientation of the head just before impact was determined from the swelling appearing in the computer tomography (CT) scans. The head model used in this study was developed at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The stress in the cranial bone, first principal strain in the brain tissue and acceleration were determined. The model was able to predict a strain pattern that correlated well with the medical images from the victim. The variation study showed that the tangential velocity had a large effect on the strain levels in the studied case. The strain pattern indicated larger areas of high strain with increased tangential velocity especially at the more superior sections.

  • 5.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Depreitere, Bart
    Experimental Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy, KU Leuven, Belgium.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Vander Sloten, Jos
    Biomechanics, KU Leuven, Belgium.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Correlation between Injury Pattern and Finite Element Analysis in Biomechanical Reconstructions of Traumatic Brain Injuries2015Inngår i: Journal of Biomechanics, ISSN 0021-9290, E-ISSN 1873-2380, Vol. 48, nr 7Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    At present, Finite Element (FE) analyses are often used as a tool to better understand the mechanisms of head injury. Previously, these models have been compared to cadaver experiments, with the next step under development being accident reconstructions. Thus far, the main focus has been on deriving an injury threshold and little effort has been put into correlating the documented injury location with the response displayed by the FE model. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to introduce a novel image correlation method that compares the response of the FE model with medical images.

    The injuries shown on the medical images were compared to the strain pattern in the FE model and evaluated by two indices; the Overlap Index (OI) and the Location Index (LI). As the name suggests, OI measures the area which indicates both injury in the medical images and high strain values in the FE images. LI evaluates the difference in center of mass in the medical and FE images. A perfect match would give an OI and LI equal to 1.

    This method was applied to three bicycle accident reconstructions. The reconstructions gave an average OI between 0.01 and 0.19 for the three cases and between 0.39 and 0.88 for LI. Performing injury reconstructions are a challenge as the information from the accidents often is uncertain. The suggested method evaluates the response in an objective way which can be used in future injury reconstruction studies.

  • 6.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Comparison of MADYMO and Finite Element Human Body Models in Pedestrian Accidents with the Focus on Head KinematicsManuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 7.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Comparison of multibody and finite element human body models in pedestrian accidents with the focus on head kinematics.2016Inngår i: Traffic Injury Prevention, ISSN 1538-9588, E-ISSN 1538-957X, Vol. 17, nr 3Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to compare and evaluate the difference in head kinematics between the TNO and THUMS models in pedestrian accident situations.

    METHODS: The TNO pedestrian model (version 7.4.2) and the THUMS pedestrian model (version 1.4) were compared in one experiment setup and 14 different accident scenarios where the vehicle velocity, leg posture, pedestrian velocity, and pedestrian's initial orientation were altered. In all simulations, the pedestrian model was impacted by a sedan. The head trajectory, head rotation, and head impact velocity were compared, as was the trend when various different parameters were altered.

    RESULTS: The multibody model had a larger head wrap-around distance for all accident scenarios. The maximum differences of the head's center of gravity between the models in the global x-, y-, and z-directions at impact were 13.9, 5.8, and 5.6 cm, respectively. The maximum difference between the models in head rotation around the head's inferior-superior axis at head impact was 36°. The head impact velocity differed up to 2.4 m/s between the models. The 2 models showed similar trends for the head trajectory when the various parameters were altered.

    CONCLUSIONS: There are differences in kinematics between the THUMS and TNO pedestrian models. However, these model differences are of the same magnitude as those induced by other uncertainties in the accident reconstructions, such as initial leg posture and pedestrian velocity.

  • 8.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Importance of the Bicycle Helmet Design and Material for the Outcome in Bicycle Accidents2014Inngår i: Proceedings, International Cycling Safety Conference 2014, Chalmers , 2014, s. 1-14Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    In Sweden the most common traffic group that needs to be hospitalized due to injury is cyclists where head injuries are the most common severe injuries. According to current standards, the performance of a helmet is only tested against radial impact which is not commonly seen in real accidents. Some studies about helmet design have been published but those helmets have been tested for only a few loading conditions. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to use finite element models to evaluate the effect of the helmet’s design on the head in some more loading conditions.

    A detailed head model was used to evaluate three different helmet designs as well as non-helmet situations. The first helmet (Baseline Helmet) was an ordinary helmet available on the market. The two other helmet designs were a modification of the Baseline helmet with either a lower density of the EPS liner (Helmet 1) or a sliding layer between the scalp and the EPS liner (Helmet 2). Four different impact locations combined with four different impact directions were tested.

    The study showed that using a helmet can reduce the peak linear acceleration (85%), peak angular acceleration (87%), peak angular velocity (77%) and peak strain in the brain tissue (77%). The reduction of the strain level was dependent on the loading conditions. Moreover, in thirteen of the sixteen loading conditions Helmet 2 gave lowest peak strain.

    The alteration of the helmet design showed that more can be done to improve the protective effect of the helmet. This study highlighted the need of a modification of current helmet standard test which can lead to helmets with even better protective properties as well as some challenges in implementing new test standards.

  • 9.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    The protective effect of a helmet in three bicycle accidents: A finite element study2016Inngår i: Accident Analysis and Prevention, ISSN 0001-4575, E-ISSN 1879-2057, Vol. 91, s. 135-143Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    There is some controversy regarding the effectiveness of helmets in preventing head injuries among cyclists. Epidemiological, experimental and computer simulation studies have suggested that helmets do indeed have a protective effect, whereas other studies based on epidemiological data have argued that there is no evidence that the helmet protects the brain. The objective of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of a helmet in single bicycle accident reconstructions using detailed finite element simulations. Strain in the brain tissue, which is associated with brain injuries, was reduced by up to 43% for the accident cases studied when a helmet was included. This resulted in a reduction of the risk of concussion of up to 54%. The stress to the skull bone went from fracture level of 80 MPa down to 13-16 MPa when a helmet was included and the skull fracture risk was reduced by up to 98% based on linear acceleration. Even with a 10% increased riding velocity for the helmeted impacts, to take into account possible increased risk taking, the risk of concussion was still reduced by up to 46% when compared with the unhelmeted impacts with original velocity. The results of this study show that the brain injury risk and risk of skull fracture could have been reduced in these three cases if a helmet had been worn.

  • 10.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    The Protective Effect of Bicycle HelmetsManuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 11.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    S. Alvarez, Victor
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Influence of the Body and Neck on Head Kinematics and Brain Injury Risk in Bicycle Accident Situations2016Inngår i: IRCOBI Conference Proceedings - International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury, International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury , 2016, s. 459-478Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Previous studies about the influence of the neck on head kinematics and brain injuries have shown different results. Today bicycle helmets are certified with only a headform in radial experiments but could be improved with oblique impacts. Then the question is how the helmet's performance will be affected by the neck and the rest of the body. Therefore, the objective of this study was to use finite element simulations to investigate the influence of the body on head kinematics and injury prediction in single bicycleaccident situations with and without a helmet. The THUMS-KTH model was used to study the difference between head only and full body. In total, a simulation matrix of 120 simulations was compared by altering initial impact posture, head protection, and muscle activation. The results show that the body in impacts against a hard surface can change the amplitudes and curve shapes of the kinematics and brain tissue strain. The study found an average ratio between head only and full body for peak brain tissue strain to be 1.04 (SD 0.11), for peak linear acceleration 1.06 (SD 0.04), for peak angular acceleration 1.08 (SD 0.09) and for peak angular velocity 1.05 (SD 0.13).

  • 12.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Li, Xiaogai
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Current Playground Surface Test Standards Underestimate Brain Injury Risk for Children2019Inngår i: Journal of Biomechanics, ISSN 0021-9290, E-ISSN 1873-2380Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Playgrounds surface test standards have been introduced to reduce the number of fatal and severe injuries. However, these test standards have several simplifications to make it practical, robust and cost-effective, such as the head is represented with a hemisphere, only the linear kinematics is evaluated and the body is excluded. Little is known about how these simplifications may influence the test results. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of these simplifications on global head kinematics and head injury prediction for different age groups. The finite element human body model PIPER was used and scaled to seven different age groups from 1.5 up to 18 years old, and each model was impacted at three different playground surface stiffness and three head impact locations. All simulations were performed in pairs, including and excluding the body. Linear kinematics and skull bone stress showed small influence if excluding the body while head angular kinematics and brain tissue strain were underestimated by the same simplification. The predicted performance of the three different playground surface materials, in terms of head angular kinematics and brain tissue strain, was also altered when including the body. A body and biofidelic neck need to be included, together with suitable head angular kinematics based injury thresholds, in future physical or virtual playground surface test standards to better prevent brain injuries.

  • 13.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Li, Xiaogai
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    The Influence of the Body on Head Kinematics in Playground Falls for Different Age Groups2018Inngår i: Proceedings of International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) Conference, 2018Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 14. Halldin, Peter
    et al.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    How sensitive are different headform design parameters in oblique helmeted impacts?2018Inngår i: Proceedings of International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) Conference, 2018Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 15. Hedman, L.
    et al.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Schlickum, M.
    Möller, H.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Von Holst, Hans
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik.
    Felländer-Tsai, L.
    Training diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine trauma using a new educational program for visualization through imaging and simulation (VIS): A first evaluation by medical students2012Inngår i: Stud. Health Technol. Informatics, 2012, s. 171-174Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    In this pilot study we investigated how medical students evaluated a VIS practice session. Immediately after training 43 students answered a questionnaire on the training session. They evaluated VIS as a good interactive scenario based educational tool.

  • 16. Hedman, Leif
    et al.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Schlickum, Marcus
    Möller, Hans
    von Holst, Hans
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Felländer-Tsai, Li
    A pilot evaluation of an educational program that offers visualizations of cervical spine injuries: medical students' self-efficacy increases by training2014Inngår i: Informatics for Health and Social Care, ISSN 1753-8157, E-ISSN 1753-8165, Vol. 39, nr 1, s. 33-46Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    In this pilot study, a new method for visualization through imaging and simulation (VIS-Ed) for teaching diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine trauma was formatively evaluated. The aims were to examine if medical students' self-efficacy would change by training using VIS-Ed, and if so these changes were related to how they evaluated the session, and the user interface (UI) of this program. Using a one-group, pre-post course test design 43 Swedish medical students (4th year, 17 males, 26 females) practiced in groups of three participants. Overall the practice and the UI were considered as positive experiences. They judged VIS-Ed as a good interactive scenario-based educational tool. All students' self-efficacy increased significantly by training (p<0.001). Spearman's rank correlation tests revealed that increased self-efficacy was only associated with: how the session was compared to as expected (p<0.007). Students' self-efficacy increased significantly by training, but replication studies should determine if this training effect is gender-related.

  • 17.
    Meng, Shiyang
    et al.
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik. Helmet division, Dainese S.p.A., Italy..
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    The effect of impact velocity angle on helmeted head impact severity: A rationale for motorcycle helmet impact test design2018Inngår i: Conference proceedings International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury, IRCOBI, International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury , 2018, s. 454-469Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The impact velocity angle determined by the normal and tangential velocity has been shown to be an important description of head impact conditions but can vary in real-world accidents. The objective of this paper was to investigate the effect of impact velocity angle on helmeted head impact severity indicated by the brain tissue strain. The human body model coupled with a validated motorcycle helmet model was propelled at a constant resultant velocity but varying angle relative to a rigid surface. Different body angles, impact directions and helmet designs have also been incorporated in the simulation matrix (n=300). The results show an influence of impact velocity angle on brain tissue strain response. By aggregating all simulation cases into different impact velocity angle groups, i.e., 15, 30, 45, 60 and 75 degrees, a 30- or 45-degree angle group give the highest median and inter-quartile range of the peak brain tissue strain. Comparisons of strain pattern and its peak value between individual cases give consistent results. The brain tissue strain is less sensitive to the body angle than to the velocity angle. The study suggests that UN/ECE 22.05 can be improved by increasing the current 'oblique' angle, i.e. 15 degrees inclined to vertical axis, to a level that can produce sufficient normal velocity component and hence angular head motion. This study also underline the importance of understanding post-impact head kinematics, and the need for further evaluation of human body models.

  • 18.
    Panzer, Matthew B.
    et al.
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Appl Biomech, Charlottesville, VA USA..
    Giudice, J. Sebastian
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Appl Biomech, Charlottesville, VA USA..
    Caudillo, Adrian
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Appl Biomech, Charlottesville, VA USA..
    Mukherjee, Sayak
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Appl Biomech, Charlottesville, VA USA..
    Kong, Kevin
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Appl Biomech, Charlottesville, VA USA..
    Cronin, Duane S.
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Barker, Jeffrey
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Gierczycka, Donata
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Bustamante, Michael
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Bruneau, David
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Corrales, Miguel
    Univ Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada..
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Arnesen, Marcus
    Jungstedt, Erik
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Fiber- och polymerteknologi, Biokompositer. KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Centra, Wallenberg Wood Science Center.
    Gayzik, F. Scott
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Stitzel, Joel D.
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Decker, William
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Baker, Alex M.
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Ye, Xin
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    Brown, Philip
    Wake Forest Univ, Bowman Gray Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC USA..
    NUMERICAL CROWDSOURCING OF NFL FOOTBALL HELMETS2018Inngår i: Journal of Neurotrauma, ISSN 0897-7151, E-ISSN 1557-9042, Vol. 35, nr 16, s. A148-A148Artikkel i tidsskrift (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 19.
    Pedersen, Kyrre
    et al.
    Department of Neurosurgery, Karolinska University Hopsital.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Jacobsson, Anders
    Department of Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare.
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    von Holst, Hans
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik. Department of Neurosurgery, Karolinska University Hopsital.
    A National Survey of Traumatic Brain Injuries Admitted to Hospital in Sweden from 1987 to 20102015Inngår i: Neuroepidemiology, ISSN 0251-5350, E-ISSN 1423-0208Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 20. Pedersen, Kyrre
    et al.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik (Stängd 20130701).
    Jacobsson, Anders
    Kleiven, Svein
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Neuronik (Stängd 20130701).
    von Holst, Hans
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Ergonomi (Stängd 20130701).
    A National Survey of Traumatic Brain Injuries Admitted to Hospitals in Sweden from 1987 to 20102015Inngår i: Neuroepidemiology, ISSN 0251-5350, E-ISSN 1423-0208, Vol. 45, nr 1, s. 20-27Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Background: With an increasing and aging population, there is a global demand for improving the primary prevention strategies aimed at reducing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The objective of the present epidemiological study was to evaluate the pattern of TBI in Sweden over a 24 years period (1987-2010). Methods: The Swedish Hospital Discharge Register was used, where in-patient care with a main diagnosis of TBI according to ICD9/10 was included. External factors, age and gender distribution was evaluated. Results: A decreasing number of annual incidence was observed, that is, from 230 to 156 per 100,000 inhabitants. A steady decrease of concussion was observed while other intracranial injuries increased especially traumatic subdural hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage. The study identified 3 groups of patients young, adults and elderly. The highest incidence and the largest increase of incidence were seen in the oldest age group (85+ years) while the population under 65 years had a decreasing incidence of TBI. The most frequent etiology was fall accidents (57%) with a relative constant trend over the study period. Conclusions: More effort should be focused on different strategies for different age groups, especially the elderly group. A well-planned strategy for primary prevention guidelines for different age groups will have the chance to further reduce not only the health-care costs but also complications among elderly care. (C) 2015 S. Karger AG, Basel

  • 21.
    Robinson, Yohan
    et al.
    Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
    Lison Almkvist, Viktor
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Olerud, Claes
    Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
    Halldin, Peter
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH), Medicinteknik och hälsosystem, Neuronik.
    Finite Element Analysis of Long Posterior Transpedicular Instrumentation for Cervicothoracic Fractures Related to Ankylosing Spondylitis2018Inngår i: Global Spine Journal, ISSN 2192-5682, E-ISSN 2192-5690Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 22.
    Stigson, Helena
    et al.
    Folksam Research and Department of Applied Mechanics Vehicle Safety Division Chalmers University of Technology.
    Fahlstedt, Madelen
    KTH, Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH), Medicinsk teknik, Neuronik.
    Svensson, Mats Y.
    Department of Applied Mechanics Vehicle Safety Division Chalmers University of Technology.
    Preventing Shoulder Injuries in Bicycle Crashes2016Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
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