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Mei Wang PhD

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Associate Professor

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

Research Experience

  • Biomechanical Phenomena
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Joints
  • Materials Testing
  • Mechanical Phenomena
  • Mechanics
  • Models, Biological
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Stress, Mechanical
  • Publications (53)

  • Systematic review of sacroiliac joint motion and the effect of screw fixation. (Cardwell MC, Meinerz CM, Martin JM, Beck CJ, Wang M, Schmeling GJ) Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2021 May;85:105368 PMID: 33940477 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105003595 05/04/2021    
  • The Ideal Insertion Site for the Flexor Digitorum Profundus Tendon in Jersey Finger Repair: A Biomechanical Analysis. (Xu L, Wang M, Trenga A, Grindel S, Daley R) J Hand Surg Am 2021 May;46(5):426.e1-426.e6 PMID: 33358881 12/29/2020    
  • Pelvis weight-bearing ability after minimally invasive stabilizations for periacetabular lesion. (Lea WB, Tutton SM, Alsaikhan N, Neilson JC, Schafer S, King DM, Wang M) J Orthop Res 2020 Dec 10 PMID: 33300165 12/11/2020    
  • Role of the hip capsule on joint stability during external rotation. (Douros D, Smith S, Choi M, Easterday P, McGrady L, Birmingham PM, Wang M) Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation 55(2):199-204 10/17/2019    
  • Biomechanical Comparison of Tension Band Fixation of Patella Transverse Fracture: Headless Screws Versus Headed Screws. (Martin JM, Applin DT, McGrady LM, Wang M, Schmeling GJ) J Orthop Trauma 2019 Jun;33(6):e240-e245 PMID: 30720558 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85066866013 02/06/2019       2 Citations
  • Early term effects of rhBMP-2 on pedicle screw fixation in a sheep model: histomorphometric and biomechanical analyses. (Toth JM, Wang M, Patel CK, Arora A) J Spine Surg 2018 Sep;4(3):534-545 PMID: 30547116 PMCID: PMC6261749 12/14/2018    
  • Assessment of Mechanical Characteristics of Ankle-Foot Orthoses. (Wach A, McGrady L, Wang M, Silver-Thorn B) J Biomech Eng 2018 07 01;140(7) PMID: 29715361 05/02/2018       1 Citation
  • Is lumbar facet fusion biomechanically equivalent to lumbar posterolateral onlay fusion? (Toth JM, Foley KT, Wang M, Seim HB 3rd, Simon Turner A) J Neurosurg Spine 2017 May;26(5):586-593 PMID: 28156207 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018363675 02/06/2017       4 Citations
  • Radiographic Changes in the Cervical Spine Following Anterior Arthrodesis: A Long-Term Analysis of 166 Patients. (Rao RD, Gore DR, Tang SJ, Rebholz BJ, Yoganandan N, Wang M) J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016 Oct 05;98(19):1606-1613 PMID: 27707846 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85010023002 10/07/2016       12 Citations
  • Radiographic, biomechanical, and histological evaluation of rhBMP-2 in a 3-level intertransverse process spine fusion: an ovine study. (Toth JM, Wang M, Lawson J, Badura JM, DuBose KB) J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Dec;25(6):733-739 PMID: 27367941 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85013714573 07/02/2016       3 Citations
  • Stability of unicortical locked fixation versus bicortical non-locked fixation for forearm fractures. (Pater TJ, Grindel SI, Schmeling GJ, Wang M) Bone Res 2014;2:14014 PMID: 26273524 PMCID: PMC4472129 01/01/2014    
  • Biomechanical model for evaluation of pediatric upper extremity joint dynamics during wheelchair mobility. (Schnorenberg AJ, Slavens BA, Wang M, Vogel LC, Smith PA, Harris GF) J Biomech 2014 Jan 03;47(1):269-76 PMID: 24309622 PMCID: PMC4106158 12/07/2013       20 Citations
  • In vitro evaluation of labral seal after labrum reconstruction (Birmingham P, Bowers MW, McGrady L, Carpenter M, Wang M) Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine September 2013;1(4) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85006219814 09/01/2013    
  • Biomechanical comparison of supplemental posterior fixations for two-level anterior lumbar interbody fusion. (Wang M, Tang SJ, McGrady LM, Rao RD) Proc Inst Mech Eng H 2013 Mar;227(3):245-50 PMID: 23662340 05/11/2013       6 Citations
  • Evaluation of cast creep occurring during simulated clubfoot correction. (Cohen TL, Altiok H, Wang M, McGrady LM, Krzak J, Graf A, Tarima S, Smith PA, Harris GF) Proc Inst Mech Eng H 2013 Aug;227(8):919-27 PMID: 23636764 PMCID: PMC4991776 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84884571779 05/03/2013       4 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84873724470 11/03/2012       3 Citations
  • 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 03/07/2012       68 Citations
  • 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 02/11/2012       22 Citations
  • 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 06/10/2011       24 Citations
  • 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 08/18/2009       32 Citations
  • 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 07/21/2009       15 Citations
  • [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 05/19/2009       7 Citations
  • 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 04/17/2009    
  • 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 04/17/2009    
  • A multisegmental foot model with bone-based referencing: sensitivity to radiographic input parameters. (Long JT, Wang M, Winters JM, Harris GF) Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008;2008:879-82 PMID: 19162797 01/24/2009       7 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149149319 10/22/2008       17 Citations
  • 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 04/15/2008       20 Citations
  • 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 11/27/2007       10 Citations
  • 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;2006:1525-8 PMID: 17945651 10/20/2007       1 Citation
  • 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 10/02/2007       16 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548395927 09/11/2007       41 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33846624729 02/06/2007       25 Citations
  • 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;2004:4916-9 PMID: 17271415 02/03/2007    
  • 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 02/03/2007       6 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-31344466554 01/28/2006       97 Citations
  • 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 12/24/2005       44 Citations
  • 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 12/24/2005       60 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-26844437429 08/24/2005       350 Citations
  • 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 02/03/2005       6 Citations
  • 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 10/14/2004    
  • 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 04/08/2004       78 Citations
  • 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 12/31/2003       5 Citations
  • 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 11/01/2003       25 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036829097 11/27/2002       40 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036804991 10/29/2002       17 Citations
  • 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 04/03/2002       63 Citations
  • 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 08/25/2001       12 Citations
  • 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 08/22/2001       8 Citations
  • 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 06/21/2001    
  • 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 01/19/1999       13 Citations
  • 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 09/03/1998       52 Citations
  • 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 07/29/1998       5 Citations
  • 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 09/01/1996       6 Citations
  • Last update: 05/08/2021