A computational study of intervertebral disc degeneration in relation to changes in regional tissue composition and disc nutrition

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Ruiz Wills, Carlos;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Subject: 004 | 616.7 | :Enginyeria dels materials [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | 615

Up to 85% of the world population suffers from low back pain, a clinical condition often related to the intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration (DD). Altered disc cell nutrition affects cell viability and can generate catabolic cascades that degrade the extracellular mat... View more
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