Research in Progress (Publications Pending):

  1. Waller AJ, Bilgen M, McIff TE, Toby EB, Fischer KJ:  Validation of MRI-Based Models of Joint Contact Mechanics in a 9.4 Tesla Scanner.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering (In Preparation).
  2. Waller AJ, Fischer KJ:  Comparison of Accuracy of Pressure Sensitive Film and Electronic Thin Film Sensors and Evaluation in the Radiocarpal Joints.  Journal of Biomechanics (In Preparation).
  3. Johnson, JE, McIff TE, Lee S-P, Toby EB, Fischer KJ:  Validation of Radiocarpal Joint Contact Models Based on Images from a Clinical MRI Scanner.  Journal of Orthopedic Research (In Preparation).
  4. Fischer KJ, Johnson JE, Lee S-P, McIff TE, Toby EB, Eckstein F:  Comparison of Direct Measurement of Cartilage Deformation with Surface Contact Model Mechanics Based on the Same Sets of MR Images.  Clinical Biomechanics (In Preparation).

Papers Published

  1. Fischer KJ, Novak EA, Smirnova IV, Reddy GK, Stehno-Bittel L: The Effect of Diabetes and Exercise on Medial Collateral Ligament Structural Properties and Overall Knee Joint Stiffness and Stress Relaxation. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research 2009;12(2):95-104.
  2. Thoomukuntla BR, McIff TE, Ateshian GA, Bilgen M, Toby EB, Fischer KJ: Preliminary Validation of MRI-Based Modeling for Evaluation of Joint Mechanics. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research 2008;11(4):161-171
  3. Pillai R, Thoomukuntla BR, Ateshian GA, Fischer KJ: MRI-Based Modeling for Evaluation of In Vivo Contact Mechanics in the Human Wrist During Active Light Grasp. Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(12):2781-2787.
  4. Bona MA, Martin LD, Fischer KJ: Density-Based Load Estimation Using Two-Dimensional Finite Element Models: A Parametric Study. Computational Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2006;9(4):221-229
  5. Pfaeffle HJ, Fischer KJ, Srinivasa A, Manson T, Woo SL-Y, Tomaino M. A Fiber Network Theory Model to Describe Stress and Strain in the Interosseous Ligament of the Forearm. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 2006;128(5):725-732
  6. Grewal R, Chan Saw SS, Varitimidus S, Bastidas JA, Sotereanos DG, Fischer KJ. Evaluation of Passive and Active Rehabilitation and of Tendon Repair for Partial Tendon Lacerations after Three Weeks of Healing in Canines. Clinical Biomechanics 2006;21(8):804-809
  7. Bona MA, Martin LD, Fischer KJ. A Contact Algorithm for Density-Based Load Estimation. Journal of Biomechanics 2006;39(4):636-644
  8. Fischer KJ, Vikoren THH, Ney S, Kovach C, Hasselman C, Rubash H, Agrawal M, Shanbhag AS. Mechanical Evaluation of Bone Samples Following Alendronate Therapy in Healthy Male Dogs. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Applied Biomaterials 2006;76B:143-148
  9. Stabile KJ, Pfaeffle J, Weiss JA, Fischer KJ, Tomaino MM. Bidirectional Mechanical Properties of the Human Forearm Interosseous Ligament. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2004;22(3):607-612
  10. Gabriel MT, Pfaeffle J, Stabile KJ, Tomaino MM, Fischer KJ. The Passive Strain Distribution in the Interosseous Ligament of the Forearm: Implications for Injury Reconstruction. Jounal of Hand Surgery 2004;29A(2):293-298
  11. Fischer KJ, Bastidas JA, Pfaeffle HJ, Towers JD. Average Load Transfer from the Radius to the Ulna Estimated from Forearm CT Data. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences 2003;4(3/4):397-404
  12. Fischer KJ, Manson TT, Pfaeffle HJ, Tomaino MM, Woo SL-Y. A Method for Measuring Joint Kinematics Designed for Accurate Registration of Kinematic Data with Models from CT data. Journal of Biomechanics 2001;34(3): 377-383
  13. Manson TT, Pfaeffle HJ, Herndon JH, Tomaino MM, Fischer KJ. Forearm Rotation Alters Interosseous Ligament Strain Distribution. Journal of Hand Surgery 2000;25A(6):1058-1063
  14. Pfaeffle HJ, Fischer KJ, Manson TT, Tomaino MM, Woo SL-Y, Herndon JH: Role of the Forearm Interosseous Ligament: Is It More Than Longitudinal Load Transfer? Journal of Hand Surgery 2000;25A(4):683-688
  15. Mitsionis G, Fischer KJ, Bastidas JA, Grewal R, Pfaeffle HJ, Tomaino MM. Feasibility of Partial A2 and A4 Pulley Excision: Residual Pulley Strength. Journal of Hand Surgery (British and European Volume) 2000;25B(1):90-94
  16. Xu J, Varitimidis SE, Fischer KJ, Tomaino MM, Sotereanos DG. The Effect of Wrapping Scarred Nerves with Autogenous Vein Graft to Treat Recurrent Chronic Nerve Compression. Journal of Hand Surgery 2000;25A(1):93-103