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Kahmann RD, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL, Bradford DS. Facet loads in the canine lumbar spine before and after disc alteration. Spine 15(9):971-978, 1990. (Note: 1989 North American Spine Society - AcroMed Research Award, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada). 

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Buttermann GR, Kahmann RD, Lewis JL, Bradford DS. An experimental method for measuring force on the spinal facet joint: Description and application of the method. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 113(4):375-386, 1991. (Note: 1990 American Orthopaedic Association - Zimmer: Resident Travel Award, Boston, MA). 

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Buttermann GR, Schendel MJ, Kahmann RD, Lewis JL, Bradford DS. In vivo facet joint loading of the canine lumbar spine. Spine 17(1):81-92, 1992. 

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Wood KB, Schendel MJ, Pashman RS, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL, Ogilvie JW, Bradford DS. In vivo analysis of canine intervertebral and facet motion. Spine 17(10):1180-86, 1992. 

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Schendel MJ, Wood KB, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL, Ogilvie JW. Experimental measurement of ligament force, facet force, and segment motion in the human lumbar spine. Journal of Biomechanics 26(4/5):427-438, 1993.

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Buttermann GR, Janevic JT, Lewis JL, Lindquist CM, Wood KB, Schendel MJ. Description and application of instrumented staples for measuring in vivo bone strain. Journal of Biomechanics 27(8):1087-94, 1994. 

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Luo Z, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL. Determination of spinal facet joint loads from extra-articular strains: A theoretical validation. Journal of Biomechanics 29(6):785-790, 1996. 

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Abe E, Nickel TD, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL, Transfeldt EE. Lumbar intradiscal pressure after posterolateral fusion and pedicle screw fixation. Tohoku J. Exp. Med. 186:243-253, 1998. 

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Abe E, Nickel TD, Buttermann GR, Lewis JL, Transfeldt EE. The effect of spinal instrumentation on lumbar intradiscal pressure. Tohoku J. Exp. Med. 187:237-247, 1999. 

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Buttermann GR, Beaubien B. Stiffness of prosthetic nucleus determines stiffness of reconstructed lumbar calf spine. Spine Journal 4(3):265-274, 2004. 

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Beaubien BP, Mehbod AA, Kallemeier PM, Lew WL, Buttermann GR, Transfeld EE, Wood KB. Posterior augmentation of an anterior lumbar interbody fusion: Minimally invasive fixation versus pedicle screws in vitro. Spine 29(19):E406-12, 2004. 

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Kallemeier PM, Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP, Chen X, Polga DJ, Lew WD, Wood KB. Validation, Reliability, and Complications of a Tethering Scoliosis Model in the Rabbit. Eur Spine J 15(4):449-56, 2006. 

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Buttermann GR. Prospective non-randomized comparison of allograft with bone morphogenic protein versus iliac-crest autograft in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine Journal 8(3):426-435, 2008. 

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Kallemeier PM Beaubien BP, Buttermann GR, Polga DP, Wood KB. In vitro analysis of anterior and posterior fixation in an experimental unstable burst fracture model. Journal of Spinal Disorders 21(3):216-224, 2008. 

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Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP. In vitro disc pressure profiles below scoliosis fusion constructs. Spine 33(20):2134-42, 2008. 

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Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP. In vitro disc pressure profiles below scoliosis fusion constructs. Spine 33(20):2134-42, 2008.

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Buttermann GR, Chappuis J, Stoll J,Beaubien BP, Freeman AL. Interbody device endplate engagement effects on motion segment biomechanics. Spine Journal 2009 9:564-573, 2009. 

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+* Beaubien, BP, **Kallemeier, PM, *Derincek, A; §Buttermann, GR, *Lew, WD, *Kidder, LS, †Turner, AS, †Seim, H, ‡Wood, KB *Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Midwest Orthopaedic Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN. Comparison of bioresorbable and titanium plates in cervical spinal fusion: early radiologic and clinical results. 2009. 

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Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP. Biomechanical characterization of an annulus sparing spinal disc prosthesis. Spine Journal 9:744-753, 2009. 

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Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP, Saeger LC. Bovine Lumbar Intradiscal Pressures and Motion Segment Biomechanics. Spine Journal 9:105-114, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2007.09.006

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Buttermann GR, Mendenhall HV. Feasibility of the Runt Cow for In Vivo Testing of a Spinal Interbody Prosthesis with Preliminary Results. J Invest Surg. 25(2):112-22, 2012. 

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Freeman AL, Buttermann GR, Beaubien BP, Rochefort, WE. Compressive properties of fibrous repair tissue compared to nucleus and annulus. J Biomech. 46(10):1714-21, 2013. 

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Freeman AL, Camisa WJ, Buttermann GR, Malcolm J. Flexibility and fatigue evaluation of oblique as compared to anterior lumbar interbody cages with integrated endplate fixation. Accepted, J Neurosurgery, 2015.

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Buttermann GR, Freeman AL. Viscoelastic comparison of posterior spinous ligaments from scoliotic and kyphotic patients. J Biomech. 2015.

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