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Mei Wang PhD

Mei Wang PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Program: Research


Research Experience

  • Biomechanics
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Materials Testing
  • Publications

  • Radiographic characterization of prevertebral soft tissue shadow in the cervicothoracic region of normal adults. (Mullin TI, Wang M, Rao RD) J Surg Res 2013 Mar;180(1):73-9 PMID 23117119
  • The effect of dynamic femoroacetabular impingement on pubic symphysis motion: a cadaveric study. (Birmingham PM, Kelly BT, Jacobs R, McGrady L, Wang M) Am J Sports Med 2012 May;40(5):1113-8 PMID 22392561
  • Mechanical characterization of fourth generation composite humerus. (Grover P, Albert C, Wang M, Harris GF) Proc Inst Mech Eng H 2011 Dec;225(12):1169-76 PMID 22320056
  • An upper extremity inverse dynamics model for pediatric Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Slavens BA, Bhagchandani N, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF) J Biomech 2011 Jul 28;44(11):2162-7 PMID 21652035
  • A fracture risk assessment model of the femur in children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) during gait. (Fritz JM, Guan Y, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF) Med Eng Phys 2009 Nov;31(9):1043-8 PMID 19683956
  • A biomechanical analysis of upper extremity kinetics in children with cerebral palsy using anterior and posterior walkers. (Konop KA, Strifling KM, Wang M, Cao K, Schwab JP, Eastwood D, Jackson S, Ackman JD, Harris GF) Gait Posture 2009 Oct;30(3):364-9 PMID 19616952
  • [Upper extremity kinetics and energy expenditure during walker-assisted gait in children with cerebral palsy]. (Konop KA, Strifling KM, Wang M, Cao K, Eastwood D, Jackson S, Ackman J, Altiok H, Schwab J, Harris GF) Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):156-64 PMID 19448356
  • Muscle force sensitivity of a finite element fracture risk assessment model in osteogenesis imperfecta - biomed 2009. (Fritz JM, Guan Y, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF) Biomed Sci Instrum 2009;45:316-21 PMID 19369782
  • Comparison of upper extremity glenohumeral joint forces in children with cerebral palsy using anterior and posterior walkers - biomed 2009. (Strifling KM, Konop KA, Wang M, Harris GF) Biomed Sci Instrum 2009;45:304-9 PMID 19369780
  • A multisegmental foot model with bone-based referencing: sensitivity to radiographic input parameters. (Long JT, Wang M, Winters JM, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008;2008:879-82 PMID 19162797
  • Biomechanical and radiographic evaluation of an ovine model for the human lumbar spine. (Easley NE, Wang M, McGrady LM, Toth JM) Proc Inst Mech Eng H 2008 Aug;222(6):915-22 PMID 18935808
  • Comparison of upper extremity kinematics in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy using anterior and posterior walkers. (Strifling KM, Lu N, Wang M, Cao K, Ackman JD, Klein JP, Schwab JP, Harris GF) Gait Posture 2008 Oct;28(3):412-9 PMID 18406138
  • Alteration of load sharing of anterior cervical implants with change in cervical sagittal alignment. (Wang M, Gourab K, McGrady LM, Rao RD) Med Eng Phys 2008 Jul;30(6):768-73 PMID 18037331
  • A dynamic model of the upper extremities for quantitative assessment of Lofstrand crutch-assisted gait. (Slavens BA, Sturm PF, Wang M, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:1525-8 PMID 17945651
  • Changes in the lumbar foramen following anterior interbody fusion with tapered or cylindrical cages. (Wang M, Dalal S, Bagaria VB, McGrady LM, Rao RD) Spine J 2007 Sep-Oct;7(5):563-9 PMID 17905318
  • Biomechanical evaluation of locking plate radial shaft fixation: unicortical locking fixation versus mixed bicortical and unicortical fixation in a sawbone model. (Roberts JW, Grindel SI, Rebholz B, Wang M) J Hand Surg Am 2007 Sep;32(7):971-5 PMID 17826548
  • Biomechanical comparison of fixed-angle volar plate versus fixed-angle volar plate plus fragment-specific fixation in a cadaveric distal radius fracture model. (Grindel SI, Wang M, Gerlach M, McGrady LM, Brown S) J Hand Surg Am 2007 Feb;32(2):194-9 PMID 17275594
  • Quantification of reaching during stroke rehabilitation using unique upper extremity kinematic model. (Hingtgen BA, McGuire JR, Wang M, Harris GF) Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2004;7:4916-9 PMID 17271415
  • Modeling initial contact dynamics during ambulation with dynamic simulation. (Meyer AR, Wang M, Smith PA, Harris GF) Med Biol Eng Comput 2007 Apr;45(4):387-94 PMID 17268804
  • An upper extremity kinematic model for evaluation of hemiparetic stroke. (Hingtgen B, McGuire JR, Wang M, Harris GF) J Biomech 2006;39(4):681-8 PMID 16439237
  • Does anterior plating of the cervical spine predispose to adjacent segment changes? (Rao RD, Wang M, McGrady LM, Perlewitz TJ, David KS) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2005 Dec 15;30(24):2788-92; discussion 2793 PMID 16371904
  • Biomechanical changes at adjacent segments following anterior lumbar interbody fusion using tapered cages. (Rao RD, David KS, Wang M) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2005 Dec 15;30(24):2772-6 PMID 16371901
  • Polyetheretherketone as a biomaterial for spinal applications. (Toth JM, Wang M, Estes BT, Scifert JL, Seim HB 3rd, Turner AS) Biomaterials 2006 Jan;27(3):324-34 PMID 16115677
  • Histologic and mechanical evaluation of impaction grafting for femoral component revision in a goat model. (Malkani AL, Voor MJ, Hellman EJ, Khalily C, Capello W, Wang M, Bauer TW, Crawford CH) Orthopedics 2005 Jan;28(1):49-58 PMID 15682576
  • Mechanical evaluation of posterior wiring as a supplement to anterior cervical plate fixation. (Rao RD, Wang M, Singrakhia MD, McGrady LM) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2004 Oct 15;29(20):2256-9 PMID 15480137
  • Validation of a multisegment foot and ankle kinematic model for pediatric gait. (Myers KA, Wang M, Marks RM, Harris GF) IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2004 Mar;12(1):122-30 PMID 15068195
  • Second generation intramedullary nailing of subtrochanteric femur fractures: a biomechanical study of fracture site motion. 2002. (Roberts CS, Nawab A, Wang M, Voor MJ, Seligson D) J Orthop Trauma 2003 Sep;17(8 Suppl):S57-64 PMID 14696779
  • Intradiscal pressure and kinematic behavior of lumbar spine after bilateral laminotomy and laminectomy. (Rao RD, Wang M, Singhal P, McGrady LM, Rao S) Spine J 2002 Sep-Oct;2(5):320-6 PMID 14589462
  • Evaluation of 70/30 poly (L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) for use as a resorbable interbody fusion cage. (Toth JM, Estes BT, Wang M, Seim HB 3rd, Scifert JL, Turner AS, Cornwall GB) J Neurosurg 2002 Nov;97(4 Suppl):423-32 PMID 12449196
  • Evaluation of 70/30 D,L-PLa for use as a resorbable interbody fusion cage. (Toth JM, Wang M, Scifert JL, Cornwall GB, Estes BT, Seim HB 3rd, Turner AS) Orthopedics 2002 Oct;25(10 Suppl):s1131-40 PMID 12401023
  • Second generation intramedullary nailing of subtrochanteric femur fractures: a biomechanical study of fracture site motion. (Roberts CS, Nawab A, Wang M, Voor MJ, Seligson D) J Orthop Trauma 2002 Apr;16(4):231-8 PMID 11927803
  • Posterior lumbar interbody cages do not augment segmental biomechanical stability. (Dimar JR 2nd, Beck DJ, Glassman SD, Voor MJ, Wang M) Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2001 Aug;30(8):636-9 PMID 11520019
  • Pullout strengths of self-reinforced poly-L-lactide (SR-PLLA) rods versus Kirschner wires in bovine femur. (Rubel IF, Seligson D, Lai JL, Voor MJ, Wang M) J Orthop Trauma 2001 Aug;15(6):429-32 PMID 11514770
  • Mechanical behavior of the female sacroiliac joint and influence of the anterior and posterior sacroiliac ligaments under sagittal loads. (Wang M, Dumas GA) Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 1998 Jun;13(4-5):293-299 PMID 11415799
  • Should distal interlocking of tibial nails be performed from a medial or a lateral direction? anatomical and biomechanical considerations. (Roberts CS, King D, Wang M, Seligson D, Voor MJ) J Orthop Trauma 1999 Jan;13(1):27-32 PMID 9892122
  • Biomechanical evaluation of posterior and anterior lumbar interbody fusion techniques. (Voor MJ, Mehta S, Wang M, Zhang YM, Mahan J, Johnson JR) J Spinal Disord 1998 Aug;11(4):328-34 PMID 9726303
  • Intervertebral measurement of lumbar segmental motion with a new measuring device. (Zhang YM, Voor MJ, Wang M, Johnson JR) Med Eng Phys 1998 Mar;20(2):139-48 PMID 9679233
  • A new in vitro measurement technique for small three-dimensional joint motion and its application to the sacroiliac joint. (Wang M, Bryant JT, Dumas GA) Med Eng Phys 1996 Sep;18(6):495-501 PMID 8843405