Refereed Publications 45
Presentations and Non-Refereed Publications 53



45. Prado M, Rezaei A, Giambini H. Density-Dependent Material and Failure Criteria Equations Highly Affect the Accuracy and Precision of QCT/FEA-Based Predictions of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture Properties. Ann Biomed Eng. 2020 Aug 20. doi: 10.1007/s10439-020-02595-w. Online ahead of print.
44. Saldarriaga S, Cataño SJ, Rezaei A, Giambini H. Effect of metastatic lesion size and location on the load-bearing capacity of vertebrae using an optimized ash density-modulus equation. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2020 Aug;23(10):601-610. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2020.1754808. Epub 2020 Apr 20.
43. Cataño Jimenez S, Saldarriaga S, Chaput CD, Giambini H. Dual-energy estimates of volumetric bone mineral densities in the lumbar spine using quantitative computed tomography better correlate with fracture properties when compared to single-energy BMD outcomes. Bone. 2020 Jan;130:115100. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.115100. Epub 2019 Oct 31.


42. Trevino JH 3rd, Gorny KR, Gomez-Cintron A, Zhao C, Giambini H. A quantitative alternative to the Goutallier classification system using Lava Flex and Ideal MRI techniques: volumetric intramuscular fatty infiltration of the supraspinatus muscle, a cadaveric study. MAGMA. 2019 Dec;32(6):607-615. doi: 10.1007/s10334-019-00774-y. Epub 2019 Sep 4.
41. Rezaei A, Giambini H., Carlson KD, Xu H, Uthamaraj S, Dragomir-Daescu D, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Mechanical testing setups affect spine segment fracture outcomes. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2019 Dec;100:103399. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.103399. Epub 2019 Aug 17.
40. Rezaei A, Carlson KD, Giambini H, Javid S, Dragomir-Daescu D. Optimizing Accuracy of Proximal Femur Elastic Modulus Equations. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Jun;47(6):1391-1399. doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02238-9. Epub 2019 Mar 12.


39. Giambini H, Hatta T, Rezaei A, An KN. Extensibility of the supraspinatus muscle can be predicted by combining shear wave elastography and magnetic resonance imaging-measured quantitative metrics of stiffness and volumetric fat infiltration: A cadaveric study. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2018 Aug;57:144-149. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.07.001. Epub 2018 Jul 3.
38. Teng Y, Giambini H, Rezaei A, Liu X, Lee Miller II A, Waletzki BE, Lu L. Poly(propylene fumarate)-Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposite can be a Suitable Candidate for Cervical Cages. J Biomech Eng. 2018 Oct 1;140(10). doi: 10.1115/1.4040458.
37. Oppenheimer M, Giambini H,Rezaei A. Lu L. The trabecular effect: a population- based longitudinal study on age and sex differences in bone mineral density and vertebral load bearing capacity. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2018 Mar;27(55):73-78. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.022. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:29698852
36. Wanderman NR, Mallet C, Giambini H, Bao N, Zhao C, An KN, Freedman BA, Nassr A. An Ovariectomy-Induced Rabbit Osteoporotic Model: A New Perspective. 2018 Feb;12(1):12-17. doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.12. Epub 2018 Feb 7.
35. Berton A, Salvatore G, Giambini H, Ciuffreda M, Longo UG, Denaro V, Thoreson A, An KN. A 3D finite element model of prophylactic vertebroplasty in the metastatic spine: Vertebral stability and stress distribution on adjacent vertebrae. 2018 Feb 15:1-7. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2018.1432309. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                                        34. Salvatore G, Berton A, Giambini H, Ciuffreda M, Florio P, Longo UG, Denaro V, Thoreson A, An KN. Biomechanical effects of metastasis in the osteoporotic lumbar spine: A Finite Element Analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Feb 5;19(1):38. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-1953-6.


33. Rezaei A, Giambini H, Rossman T, Carlson KD, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Dragomir-Daescu D. Are DXA/aBMD and QCT/FEA stiffness and strength estimates sensitive to sex and age? Ann Biomed Eng. 2017 Sep 22. doi: 10.1007/s10439-017-1914-5. [Epub ahead of print]32. Rossman T, Uthamaraj S, Rezaei A, McEligot S, Giambini H, Jasiuk I, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L, Dragomir-Daescu D. 2016. A method to estimate cadaveric femur cortical strains during fracture testing using digital image correlation. J Vis Exp. 2017 Sep 14;(127). doi: 10.3791/54942.
31. Dragomir-Daescu D, Rezaei A, Rossman T, Uthamaraj S, Entwistle R, McEligot S, Lambert V, Giambini H, Jasiuk I, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Method and instrumented fixture for femoral fracture testing in a sideways fall on the hip position. J Vis Exp. 2017 Aug 17;(126). doi: 10.3791/54928.
30. Hatta T, Giambini H, Itoigawa Y, Hooke AW, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Itoi E, An KN. Quantifying extensibility of rotator cuff muscle with tendon rupture using shear wave elastography: A cadaveric study. J Biomech. 2017 Aug 16;61:131-136. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 21.
29. Giambini H, Hatta T, Krzysztof GR, Widholm P, Karlsson A, Leinhard O, Adkins MC, Zhao C, An K. Intramuscular fat infiltration evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging predicts the extensibility of the supraspinatus muscle. Muscle and Nerve. 2017 Apr 25. doi: 10.1002/mus.25673. [Epub ahead of print]28. Dragomir-Daescu D, Rezaei A, Uthamaraj S, Rossman T, Bronk JT, Bolander M, Lambert V, Entwistle R, Giambini H, Jasiuk I, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Proximal cadaveric femur preparation for fracture strength testing and quantitative CT-based finite element analysis. J Vis Exp. 2017 Mar 11;(121). doi: 10.3791/54925.
27. Liu X, Paulsen A, Giambini H, Guo J, Miller AL, Lin PC, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. A new vertebral body replacement strategy using expandable polymeric cages. Tissue Engineering A. 2017 Mar;23(5-6):223-232. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2016.0246. Epub 2016 Dec 26. PubMed PMID: 27835935; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5346914


26. Mo J, Xu H, Qiang B, Giambini H, Kinnick R, An KN, Chen S, Luo Z. Bias of shear wave elasticity measurements in thin layer samples and a simple correction strategy. Springerplus. 2016 Aug 12;5(1):1341. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-2937-3. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27588234; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4987745.
25. Hatta T, Giambini H, Zhao C, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Itoi E, An KN. Biomechanical Effect of Margin Convergence Techniques: Quantitative Assessment of Supraspinatus Muscle Stiffness. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 1;11(9):e0162110. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162110. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27583402.
24. Giambini H, Dragomir-Daescu D, Nassr A, Yaszemski MJ, Zhao C.  Quantitative Computed Tomography Protocols Affect Material Mapping and Quantitative Computed Tomography-Based Finite-Element Analysis Predicted Stiffness. J Biomech Eng. 2016 Sep 1;138(9). doi: 10.1115/1.4034172. PubMed PMID: 27428281; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4967881.
23. Giambini H, Fang Z, Zeng H, Camp JJ, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Noninvasive Failure Load Prediction of Vertebrae with Simulated Lytic Defects and Biomaterial Augmentation. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 Aug;22(8):717-24. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2016.0078. Epub 2016 Jun 29. PubMed PMID: 27260559; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4991609.
22. Hatta T, Giambini H, Hooke AW, Zhao C, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Yamamoto N, Itoi E, An KN. Comparison of Passive Stiffness Changes in the Supraspinatus Muscle After Double-Row and Knotless Transosseous-Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair Techniques: A Cadaveric Study. Arthroscopy. 2016 Oct;32(10):1973-1981. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.02.024. Epub 2016 May 4.
21. Hatta T, Giambini H, Sukegawa K, Yamanaka Y, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Itoi E, An KN. Quantified Mechanical Properties of the Deltoid Muscle Using the Shear Wave Elastography: Potential Implications for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. PLoS One. 2016 May 6;11(5):e0155102. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155102. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27152934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4859515.


20. Ellingson AM, Shaw MN, Giambini H, An KN. Comparative role of disc degeneration and ligament failure on functional mechanics of the lumbar spine. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2016;19(9):1009-18. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2015.1088524. Epub 2015 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 26404463; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4808500.
19. Giambini H, Qin X, Dragomir-Daescu D, An KN, Nassr A. Specimen-specific vertebral fracture modeling: a feasibility study using the extended finite element method. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2016 Apr;54(4):583-93. doi: 10.1007/s11517-015-1348-x. Epub 2015 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 26239163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4852468.
18. Wang HJ, Giambini H, Hou DB, Huan SW, Liu N, Yang J, Chen C, Gao YP, Shang RG, Li YK, Zha ZG. Classification and Morphological Parameters of the Scapular Spine: Implications for Surgery. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(45):e1986. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001986. PubMed PMID: 26559282; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4912276.
17. Hatta T, Giambini H, Uehara K, Okamoto S, Chen S, Sperling JW, Itoi E, An KN. Quantitative assessment of rotator cuff muscle elasticity: Reliability and feasibility of shear wave elastography. J Biomech. 2015 Nov 5;48(14):3853-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.09.038. Epub 2015 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 26472309; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655159.
16. Chen X, Giambini H, Ben-Abraham E, An KN, Nassr A, Zhao C. Effect of Bone Mineral Density on Rotator Cuff Tear: An Osteoporotic Rabbit Model. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 14;10(10):e0139384. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139384. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26466092; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4605490.
15. Giambini H, Dragomir-Daescu D, Huddleston PM, Camp JJ, An KN, Nassr A. The Effect of Quantitative Computed Tomography Acquisition Protocols on Bone Mineral Density Estimation. J Biomech Eng. 2015 Nov;137(11):114502. doi: 10.1115/1.4031572. PubMed PMID: 26355694; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4844109.
14. Eby SF, Cloud BA, Brandenburg JE, Giambini H, Song P, Chen S, LeBrasseur NK, An KN. Shear wave elastography of passive skeletal muscle stiffness: influences of sex and age throughout adulthood. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Jan;30(1):22-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.11.011. Epub 2014 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 25483294; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4298479.


13. Matsuura Y, Giambini H, Ogawa Y, Fang Z, Thoreson AR, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L, An KN. Specimen-specific nonlinear finite element modeling to predict vertebrae fracture loads after vertebroplasty. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Oct 15;39(22):E1291-6. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000540. PubMed PMID: 25077904; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4191996.
12. Cloud BA, Zhao KD, Breighner R, Giambini H, An KN. Agreement between fiber optic and optoelectronic systems for quantifying sagittal plane spinal curvature in sitting. Gait Posture. 2014 Jul;40(3):369-74. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2014.05.007. Epub 2014 May 24. PubMed PMID: 24909579; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4099294.
11. Giambini H, Salman Roghani R, Thoreson AR, Melton LJ 3rd, An KN, Gay RE. Lumbar trabecular bone mineral density distribution in patients with and without vertebral fractures: a case-control study. Eur Spine J. 2014 Jun;23(6):1346-53. doi: 10.1007/s00586-014-3205-2. Epub 2014 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 24477380; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4167738.
10. Fang Z, Giambini H, Zeng H, Camp JJ, Dadsetan M, Robb RA, An KN, Yaszemski MJ, Lu L. Biomechanical evaluation of an injectable and biodegradable copolymer P(PF-co-CL) in a cadaveric vertebral body defect model. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Mar;20(5-6):1096-102. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2013.0275. Epub 2014 Jan 10. PubMed PMID: 24256208; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3938939.


9. Giambini H, Wang HJ, Zhao C, Chen Q, Nassr A, An KN. Anterior and posterior variations in mechanical properties of human vertebrae measured by nanoindentation. J Biomech. 2013 Feb 1;46(3):456-61. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.11.008. Epub 2012 Nov 23. PubMed PMID: 23182219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3552121.
8. Giambini H, Khosla S, Nassr A, Zhao C, An KN. Longitudinal changes in lumbar bone mineral density distribution may increase the risk of wedge fractures. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2013 Jan;28(1):10-4. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.10.005. Epub 2012 Nov 8. PubMed PMID: 23142501; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3551990.


7. Wang HJ, Giambini H, Zhang WJ, Ye GH, Zhao C, An KN, Li YK, Lan WR, Li JY, Jiang XS, Zou QL, Zhang XY, Chen C. A modified sagittal spine postural classification and its relationship to deformities and spinal mobility in a chinese osteoporotic population. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38560. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038560. Epub 2012 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 22693647; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3367929.


6. Giambini H, Ikeda J, Amadio PC, An KN, Zhao C. The quadriga effect revisited: designing a “safety incision” to prevent tendon repair rupture and gap formation in a canine model in vitro. J Orthop Res. 2010 Nov;28(11):1482-9. doi: 10.1002/jor.21168. PubMed PMID: 20872585; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3591491.


5. Galvis A, Giambini H, Villasana Z, Barbieri MA. Functional determinants of ras interference 1 mutants required for their inhbitory activity on endocytosis. Exp Cell Res. 2009 Mar 10;315(5):820-35. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2008.12.003. Epub 2008 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 19118546; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3257578.


4. Galvis A, Balmaceda V, Giambini H, Conde A, Villasana Z, Fornes MW, Barbieri MA. Inhibition of early endosome fusion by Rab5-binding defective Ras interference 1 mutants. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2009 Feb;482(1-2):83-95. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2008 Nov 14. PubMed PMID: 19032933; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2761816.


3. Hunker CM, Kruk I, Hall J, Giambini H, Veisaga ML, Barbieri MA. Role of Rab5 in insulin receptor-mediated endocytosis and signaling. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2006 May 15;449(1-2):130-42. Epub 2006 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 16554017.
2. Hunker CM, Giambini H, Galvis A, Hall J, Kruk I, Veisaga ML, Barbieri MA. Rin1 regulates insulin receptor signal transduction pathways. Exp Cell Res. 2006 Apr 15;312(7):1106-18. Epub 2006 Feb 2. PubMed PMID: 16457816.
1. Hunker CM, Galvis A, Kruk I, Giambini H, Veisaga ML, Barbieri MA. Rab5-activating protein 6, a novel endosomal protein with a role in endocytosis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Feb 17;340(3):967-75. Epub 2006 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 16410077.