Selected Publications
■In silico analysis of the biomechanical stability of commercially pure Ti and Ti-15Mo plates for the treatment of mandibular angle fractureS. Yamaguchi, A.B. Rodolfo, F. PS. Guastaldi, N. Tovar, D. Tawara, S. Imazato, P. G. Coelho(2017), Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 75, No. 5, 1004.e1-1004.e9.
■Predicting changes in mechanical properties of trabecular bone by adaptive remodelingD. Tawara, K. Nagura(2016), Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, (in press), DOI: 10.1080/10255842.2016.1238077.
■Stochastic multi-scale finite element analysis of the drilling force of trabecular bone during oral implant surgeryD. Tawara, N. Takano, H. Kinoshita, S. Matsunaga, S. Abe(2016), International Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 8, 1650075, DOI: 10.1142/S1758825116500757.
■Probabilistic Analysis of Mechanical Behaviour of Mandibular Trabecular Bone Using a Calibrated Stochastic Homogenization ModelD. Tawara, Masahiro Nagahata, Naoki Takano, Hideaki Kinoshita, Shinichi Abe(2015), Acta Mechanica, Vol. 226, No. 10, pp. 3275-3287, DOI: 10.1007/s00707-015-1381-8.
■Nonlinear Mechanical Analysis of Posterior Spinal Instrumentation for Osteoporotic Vertebra: Effects of Mechanical Properties of the Rod on the Failure Risks around the ScrewD. Tawara, K. Noro, T. Tsujikami, Y. Okamoto, H. Murakami(2014), Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, 13-00163.
■Patient-specific finite element analyses detect significant mechanical therapeutic effects on osteoporotic vertebrae during a three-year treatmentD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara and K. Tomita(2011), Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, Vol. 4, pp. 248-261.
■Mechanical therapeutic effects in osteoporotic L1-vertebrae evaluated by nonlinear patient-specific finite element analysisD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda, K. Tomita(2010), Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 499-514
■Mechanical evaluation by patient-specific finite element analyses demonstrates therapeutic effects for osteoporotic vertebraeD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda, K. Tomita(2010), Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 31-40
■Finite-element analysis on closing-opening correction osteotomy for angular kyphosis of osteoporotic vertebral fracturesT. Hato, N. Kawahara, K. Tomita, H. Murakami, T. Akamaru, D. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, J. Oda, S. Tanaka(2007), Journal of Orthopaedic Science, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 354-360
■Finite element analysis considering material inhomogeneousness of bone using “ADVENTURE system”D. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, J. Oda(2005), JSME International Journal, Series C, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 292-298
Conference Presentations (International)
■Effects of the mechanical properties of the rod on the failure risks and bone remodeling around the screw in spinal instrumentationD. Tawara, T. Tsujikami, H. Murakami(2017), 5th Japan–Switzerland Workshop on Biomechanics (JSB2017).
■Subject-specific musculoskeletal; simulation of osteoarthritis to estimate muscle forces around the hip during abnormal gaitD. Tawara, H. Sawa, T. Momose, M. Oba, Y. Inaba(2017), WWVI Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2017), P384.
■Simulation of remodeling and pulling test around an inserted screw in spinal fusion to assess its looseningD. Tawara, A. Kawashima, T. Tsujikami, H. Murakami(2017), 23th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2017), OS9-2.
■Exploration of design guidelines of supportive underwear to improve pelvic floor relaxation using a FE model of the buttocksD. Tawara, T. Nishiki, S. Ninomiya, H. Okayama, K. Naito, K. Nakanishi, S. Morikawa, J. Sakamoto(2016), The 16th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2016), C7-1.
■Multiscale analysis for assessment of potential change in mechanical properties of osteoporotic bone by remodelingD. Tawara, A. Kawashima, T. Tsujikami(2016), The 12th World Congress of Computational Mechanics.
■Remodeling simulation in cancellous bone around inserted screw in posterior spinal instrumentationD. Tawara, A. Kawashima, T. Tsujikami(2016), 22th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2016).
■Musculoskeletal simulation for design of supportive underwear for pelvic floor disorderT. Nishiki, D. Tawara, T. Tsujikami, S. Ninomiya, H. Okayama, S. Morikawa, J. Sakamoto(2015), 8th Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, PS4-2.
■Verification of similarity of drilling properties between developed new artificial bone model and real boneD. Tawara, T. Tsujikami, Y. Okano(2015), 8th Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, GS2-11.
■Validation of Lower Risks of the Loosening of the Screws in Spinal Fusion with the Flexible RodD. Tawara, T. Tsujikami, H. Murakami(2015), 21th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2015),p-257.
■Remodeling Simulation for Prediction of Morphological Change in Bone Cyst in Cancellous Bone of Osteoarthritis of the HipD. Tawara, H. Kogita, K. Nagura, T. Tsujikami, H. Ike and Y. Inaba(2014), 11th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics.
■Effects of Mechanical Properties of the Rod on the Failure Risks around the Screw in Posterior Spinal Instrumentation for Osteoporotic Vertebra -a FEM study-D. Tawara, K. Noro, T. Tsujikami, Y. Okamoto and H. Murakami(2014), The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics.
■Development of Oral Implant Surgery Simulator as an Educational Tool Considering Inter-Individual Difference by Stochastic Multiscale FEM AnalysisK. Yokota, M. Nagahata, T. Ueno, N. Takano, D. Tawara and H. Kinoshita(2014), Computational Engineering and Science for Safety and Environmental Problems, pp. 370-373.
■Estimation of effect of installation position of hip prosthesis on muscle forces around the hip based on musculoskeletal simulationD. Tawara, K. Nishikawa, T. Tsujikami, H. Ike and Y. Inaba(2014), Computational Engineering and Science for Safety and Environmental Problems, pp. 368-369.
■Modeling of uncertain distribution of porous foam of original bone model for orthopaedic simulator to predict its mechanical propertiesD. Tawara, Y. Umemura, T. Bamba, T. Tsujikami and Y. Okano(2013), The 5th Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics & 4th International Symposium on Computational Mechanics, 1127.
■Estimation of Changes in Mechanical Bone Quality by Multi-scale Analysis with Remodeling SimulationD. Tawara, K. Nagura, T. Tsujikami1 and T. Adachi(2013), The 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2013), IFMBE Proceedings 43, pp. 48-51.
■Change in mechanical properties of the rod reduces the loosening risk of the screw in spinal fusionD. Tawara, K. Noro, T. Tsujikami, Y. Okamoto and H. Murakami(2013), The fifth international conference on computational bioengineering.
■Quantification of mechanical behaviors of new artificial bone model to evaluate its drilling propertyD. Tawara, T. Bamba, Y. Umemura, T. Tsujikami and Y. Okano(2013), The 7th Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics.
■Bone quality evaluation based on bone remodeling and multi-scale simulationD. Tawara, K. Nagura, T. Tsujikami and T. Adachi(2012), KSME-JSME Joint Symposium on Computational Mechanics & CAE 2012, No. 12-1, pp. 205-209.
■Remodeling Simulation Estimates Changes in Mechanical Properties of Osteoporotic BonesD. Tawara, K. Nagura, T. Tsujikami and T. Adachi(2012), 18th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB2012), Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 45, Supplement 1, S530.
■Change in Bone Strength of Osteoporotic Vertebra during Drug Treatment - a FEM study -D. Tawara, J. Sakamoro, H. Murakami and N. Kawahara(2011), International Conference on Materials and Reliability 2011, A305.
■Estimation of changes in mechanical properties of trabecular bone by adaptive remodelingD. Tawara, K. Nagura, T. Horikawa and T. Adachi(2011), The 2011 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM11+), pp. 1433-1440.
■Prediction of change in bone strength of osteoporotic vertebra during 3-year drug treatment based on numerical bone fracture analysisD. Tawara, J. Sakamoro, H. Murakami and N. Kawahara(2010), Proc. 5th International Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology in Experimental Mechanics, pp. 117
■Substrate deformation induces change in crawling direction of fish keratocyteD. Tawara and T. Adachi(2008), Proc. 13th International Congress of Biorheology and 6th International Conference on Clinical Hemorheology, Vol. 45, No. 1,2, pp. 105-106
■Controlled focal adhesion on micropatterned substrate affect formation of actin stress fibers in osteoblastic cellsD. Tawara and T. Adachi(2007), Proc. of the Third Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, pp. S166
■A study about mechanical influence of spinal shortening on titanium mesh cage using in the total en bloc spondylectomyJ. Sakamoto, D. Tawara, C. Uesaka, H. Kato, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda. K. Tomita(2006), XVth International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, pp. 520-523.
■Bone fracture analysis of osteoporosis vertebra to evaluate therapeutic effect by patient-specific finite-element methodD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2006), 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Vol. 39, Supplement, 1, pp. S474
■Patient-specific finite element analysis of osteoporosis vertebra and its clinical applicationD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2006), Proc. Second B-J-K Symposium on Biomechanics, pp. 76-79
■Mechanical analysis of lumber vertebra with spinal fusion used by musculoskeletal simulationD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, S. Kimura, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2005), Proc. CD The 12th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 3B5-08
■Patient-specific finite element analysis of osteoporosis vertebra and its application for therapeutic effect evaluationD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, A. Sekimoto, S. Awamori, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2005), Proc. CD The 12th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 2A5-11
■Patient-specific dynamic stress analysis of osteoporosis vertebraeD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, S. Awamori, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2005), Proc. CD XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, pp. 181
■Mechanical evaluation of therapeutic effect for osteoporosis vertebra by using patient-specific finite element analysisD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, A. Sekimoto, S. Awamori, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, J. Oda and K. Tomita(2005), Proc. CD XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics and 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, pp. 180
■Musculoskeletal analysis of spine and its application for spinal fixation by instrumentsJ. Sakamoto, D. Tawara, S. Kimura(2004). International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics, pp. 19-20.
■Force and moment determination of lumber vertebrae by optimization technique in musculoskeletal simulation of bodyD. Tawara, S. Kimura and J. Sakamoto(2004), Proc. The Third China-Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Optimization of Structural and Mechanical Systems (CJK-OSM3), pp. 371-376
■Compressive strength evaluation of osteoporosis vertebra by finite-element analysis based on patient-specific modelsJ. Sakamoto, Y. Kanazawa, D. Tawara, J. Oda, S. Awamori, H. Murakami, N. Kawahara, K. Tomita(2004), American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting 2004, #219.
■Large-scale finite element analysis based on CT images considering inhomogeneousness of boneJ. Sakamoto, D. Tawara and J. Oda(2003), Proc. CD of 2003 Summer Bioengineering Conference, #49
■Large-scale analysis of finite element method considering inhomogeneousness of boneD. Tawara, J. Sakamoto, J. Oda(2002), The 11th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, D1VA-1620.