prof.dr.ir. N.J.J. Verdonschot (Nico)

Professor Biomechanical Implants


Knee Replacement Arthroplasties
Bone And Bones
Biomechanical Phenomena


  • Exactech
    Consultancy to design a tibial component of a total knee replacment
  • Invibio Knees ltd
    Consultancy for design and testing of a PEEK knee
  • Politecnico di Milano
    geven van een cursus voor 1e jaars masterstudenten


Marra, M. A., Strzelczak, M., Heesterbeek, P. J. C., van de Groes, S. A. W., Janssen, D., Koopman, B. F. J. M., ... Wymenga, A. B. (2018). Flexing and downsizing the femoral component is not detrimental to patellofemoral biomechanics in posterior-referencing cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy, 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s00167-018-4900-z
Leijendekkers, R. A., Marra, M. A., Ploegmakers, M. J. M., Van Hinte, G., Frölke, J. P., Van De Meent, H., ... Verdonschot, N. (2018). Magnetic-resonance-imaging-based three-dimensional muscle reconstruction of hip abductor muscle volume in a person with a transfemoral bone-anchored prosthesis: A feasibility study. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice. DOI: 10.1080/09593985.2018.1453902
Leijendekkers, R. A., Marra, M. A., Kolk, S., Van Bon, G., Schreurs, B. W., Weerdesteyn, V., & Verdonschot, N. (2018). Gait symmetry and hip strength in women with developmental dysplasia following hip arthroplasty compared to healthy subjects: A cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE, 13(2), [e0193487]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193487
Marra, M. A., Heskamp, L., Mul, K., Lassche, S., van Engelen, B. G. M., Heerschap, A., & Verdonschot, N. (2018). Specific muscle strength is reduced in facioscapulohumeral dystrophy: An MRI based musculoskeletal analysis. Neuromuscular disorders. DOI: 10.1016/j.nmd.2017.11.017
Van Susante, J. L. C., Verdonschot, N., Bom, L. P. A., Tomaszewski, P., Campbell, P., Ebramzadeh, E., & Schreurs, B. W. (2018). Lessons learnt from early failure of a patient trial with a polymer-on-polymer resurfacing hip arthroplasty. Acta orthopaedica, 89(1), 59-65. DOI: 10.1080/17453674.2017.1376526
Bitter, T., Khan, I., Marriott, T., Lovelady, E., Verdonschot, N., & Janssen, D. (2018). Finite element wear prediction using adaptive meshing at the modular taper interface of hip implants. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 77, 616-623. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.10.032
Schröder, F. F., Verdonschot, N. J. J., ten Haken, B., Peters, A., Vochteloo, A. J. H., Pakvis, D. F. M., & Huis in 't Veld, R. (2018). Low-field magnetic resonance imaging offers potential for measuring tibial component migration. Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics, 5(4). DOI: 10.1186/s40634-017-0116-2
Marra, M. A., Heesterbeek, P. J. C., van de Groes, S. A. W., Janssen, D. W., Koopman, H. F. J. M., Wymenga, A. B., & Verdonschot, N. J. J. (2017). Effect of referencing technique for the tibial slope in cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty. Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume. Orthopaedic proceedings, 99-B(Suppl. 4), [139].
Marra, M. A., Strzelczak, M., van de Groes, S. A. W., Heesterbeek, P. J. C., Janssen, D. W., Koopman, H. F. J. M., ... Wymenga, A. B. (2017). The effect of flexion of the femoral component in TKA: A musculoskeletal simulation study. Abstract from European Knee Society Conference 2017, London, United Kingdom.

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