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Functional prognosis simulation of patient-specific spinal treatment for clinical use

Project description


Virtual Physiological Human
Improving the treatment of lower back pain

The MySpine project aims to improve the treatment of lower back pain. Nowadays treatment and prognosis of spinal disc degeneration are still based on trial and error decisions from the surgeon, leading to numerous post treatment complications and eventual morbidity. MySpine is working on a rational engineering approach based on advanced ICT and predictive systems that are patient-specific.

The main outputs of the project are the creation of a prototype computing platform with a graphical user interface for clinical settings and a patient-specific database of the lumbar spine. This interface will give clinicians the ability to virtually explore patient-specific treatment outcomes of disc degeneration, from short-term biomechanical ending to long-term mechanobiological tissue evolution.

The MySpine project (www.myspineproject.eu) covers part of the "Virtual Physiological Human" (VPH), which deals with biomedical modelling and simulation of the human body. 

 

Call for proposal

FP7-ICT-2009-6
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Coordinator

FUNDACIO INSTITUT DE BIOENGINYERIA DE CATALUNYA
Address
Carrer Baldiri Reixac Planta 2A 10-12
08028 Barcelona
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 484 663
Administrative Contact
Josep Samitier (Prof.)

Participants (8)

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 344 110
Address
Karlsplatz 13
1040 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Christian Hellmich (Prof.)
UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA

Participation ended

Spain
EU contribution
€ 179 343
Address
Placa De La Merce, 10-12
08002 Barcelona
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Eva Martín (Ms.)
CETIR CENTRE MEDIC SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 326 110
Address
Calle Londres 6
08029 Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Albert Madrigal (Dr.)
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
EU contribution
€ 266 886
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Bénedicte SAMYN (Mrs.)
BUDAI EGESZSEGKOZPONT KFT
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 296 782
Address
Nagy Jeno Utca 8
H-1126 Budapest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Péter Pál Varga (Dr.)
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 497 953
Address
Groene Loper 3
5612 AE Eindhoven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Rob DEBEIJ (Mr.)
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 531 866
Address
Firth Court Western Bank
S10 2TN Sheffield
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Joanne Watson (Mrs.)
UNIVERSITE DE TECHNOLOGIE DE COMPIEGNE
France
EU contribution
€ 110 287
Address
Rue Du Docteur Schweitzer Cs 60319 Centre Pierre Guillaumat
60203 Compiegne Cedex
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Marie Christine Ho Ba Tho (Prof.)