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World J Orthop. Oct 18, 2013; 4(4): 241-247
Published online Oct 18, 2013. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v4.i4.241
Figure 4
Figure 4 Finite element model of a metastatically-involved spinal motion segment. A: Vertebral ‘‘bulge’’ in the transverse plane determines the risk of burst fracture independent of endplate failure; B: Axial vertebral displacement denotes risk of endplate failure resulting in burst fracture. Reproduced from Whyne et al[7].