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Books

Lerouge S; Simmons A, (ed.), 2012, Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857096265

Lerouge S; Simmons A, (ed.), 2012, Introduction to sterilization: definitions and challenges, Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials, WOODHEAD PUBL LTD, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000323816800001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Book Chapters

Lerouge S; Simmons A; Lerouge S; Rogers WJ; Parsons BJ; Brandão TRS; Silva CLM; Mendes GC; Rossi F; Kyliàn O; Dunnill CW; Parkin IP; Dunnill C; Sehulster LM; Simmons A, 2012, 'Contributor contact details', in Sterilisation of Biomaterials and Medical Devices, Elsevier, pp. xi - xii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-1-84569-932-1.50014-3

Simmons A, 2012, 'Future trends for the sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices', in Lerouge S; Simmons A (ed.), Sterilisation of biomaterials and medical devices, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, pp. 310 - 320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857096265.310

Fong NW; Simmons A; Poole-Warren LA, 2011, 'Elastomeric nanocomposites for biomedical applications.', in Mittal V; Kim JK; Pal K (ed.), Recent Advances in Elastomeric Nanocomposites: Advanced Structured Materials, Vol. 9, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 257 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15787-5_10

Journal articles

Carroll JE; Colley ES; Thomas SD; Varcoe RL; Simmons A; Barber TJ, 2020, 'Tracking geometric and hemodynamic alterations of an arteriovenous fistula through patient-specific modelling', Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 186, pp. 105203 - 105203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2019.105203

Armitage L; Buller A; Rajan G; Prusty G; Simmons A; Kark L, 2020, 'Clinical utility of pressure feedback to socket design and fabrication', Prosthetics and Orthotics International, vol. 44, pp. 18 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364619868364

Armitage L; Rajan G; Kark L; Simmons A; Prusty BG, 2019, 'Simultaneous measurement of normal and shear stress using fiber bragg grating sensors in prosthetic applications', IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 19, pp. 7383 - 7390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2019.2914702

Carroll J; Varcoe RL; Barber T; Simmons A, 2019, 'Reduction in anastomotic flow disturbance within a modified end-to-side arteriovenous fistula configuration: Results of a computational flow dynamic model', Nephrology, vol. 24, pp. 245 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.13219

Colley E; Carroll J; Thomas S; Varcoe RL; Simmons A; Barber T, 2018, 'A methodology for non-invasive 3-D surveillance of arteriovenous fistulae using freehand ultrasound', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 65, pp. 1885 - 1891, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2017.2782781

Javadzadegan A; Myo Lwin N; Asyraf M; Simmons A; Barber T, 2017, 'Analysis of Blood Flow Characteristics in a Model of a Mature Side-to-Side Arteriovenous Fistula', Artificial Organs, vol. 41, pp. E251 - E262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12879

Fulker D; Sayed Z; Simmons A; Barber T, 2017, 'Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis of the Hemodialysis Plastic Cannula', Artificial Organs, vol. 41, pp. 1035 - 1042, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12901

Fulker DJ; Forster K; Simmons A; Barber T, 2017, 'Stereoscopic particle image velocimetry of the impinging venous needle jet during hemodialysis', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 67, pp. 59 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2017.07.005

Rigney SM; Simmons A; Kark L, 2017, 'Mechanical characterization and comparison of energy storage and return prostheses', Medical Engineering and Physics, vol. 41, pp. 90 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2017.01.003

Fulker D; Simmons A; Barber T, 2017, 'Computational Model of the Arterial and Venous Needle during Hemodialysis', Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4034429

Javadzadegan A; Simmons A; Behnia M; Barber T, 2017, 'Computational modelling of abdominal aortic aneurysms: Effect of suprarenal vs infrarenal positions', European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids, vol. 61, pp. 112 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechflu.2016.09.018

Sims A; Simmons A; Hoffman M; Schindhelm K, 2016, 'Facial deformations during nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy', Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 49, pp. 3848 - 3854, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.10.027

Rigney SM; Simmons A; Kark L, 2016, 'A prosthesis-specific multi-link segment model of lower-limb amputee sprinting', Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 49, pp. 3185 - 3193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.07.039

Javadzadegan A; Lotfi A; Simmons A; Barber T, 2016, 'Haemodynamic analysis of femoral artery bifurcation models under different physiological flow waveforms', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 19, pp. 1143 - 1153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2015.1113406

Fulker D; Simmons A; Kabir K; Kark L; Barber T, 2016, 'The Hemodynamic Effects of Hemodialysis Needle Rotation and Orientation in an Idealized Computational Model', Artificial Organs, vol. 40, pp. 185 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12521

Lotfi A; Simmons A; Barber T, 2016, 'Evaluation of Different Meshing Techniques for the Case of a Stented Artery', Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol. 138, pp. 031005-1 - 031005-8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4032502

Rigney S; Simmons A; Kark L, 2016, 'Energy storage and return prostheses: A review of mechanical models', Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 44, pp. 269 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1615/CritRevBiomedEng.2017020031

Kark L; Odell R; McIntosh AS; Simmons A, 2016, 'Quantifying prosthetic gait deviation using simple outcome measures', World Journal of Orthopedics, vol. 7, pp. 383 - 391, http://dx.doi.org/10.5312/wjo.v7.i6.383

Javadzadegan A; Simmons A; Barber T, 2015, 'Spiral blood flow in aorta–renal bifurcation models', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 19, pp. 964 - 976, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2015.1082552

Keshavarzi G; Simmons A; Yeoh G; Barber T, 2015, 'Effectiveness of microbubble removal in an airtrap with a free surface interface', Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 48, pp. 1237 - 1240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.03.018

Haga T; Javadzadegan A; Kabir K; Simmons A; Barber T, 2015, 'Particle image velocimetry study of aorta-renal bifurcation', Technology and Health Care, vol. 23, pp. 539 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/THC-151005

Fulker D; Keshavarzi G; Simmons A; Pugh D; Barber T, 2015, 'Pulsatility produced by the hemodialysis roller pump as measured by doppler ultrasound', Artificial Organs, vol. 39, pp. 945 - 950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12469

Fulker D; Simmons A; Kabir K; Kark L; Barber T, 2015, 'The Hemodynamic Effects of Hemodialysis Needle Rotation and Orientation in an Idealized Computational Model', Artificial Organs, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12521

Fulker D; Keshavarzi G; Simmons A; Pugh D; Barber T, 2015, 'Pulsatility Produced by the Hemodialysis Roller Pump as Measured by Doppler Ultrasound', Artificial Organs, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12469

Barber T; Fulker D; Lwin NM; Simmons A, 2015, 'Using fluid dynamics to improve vascular access in haemodialysis', Renal Society of Australasia Journal, vol. 11, pp. 32 - 34

Lord MS; Whitelock JM; Simmons A; Williams RL; Milthorpe BK, 2014, 'Fibrinogen adsorption and platelet adhesion to silica surfaces with stochastic nanotopography', Biointerphases, vol. 9, pp. 041002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4900993

Gorring N; Kark L; Simmons A; Barber T, 2014, 'Determining possible thrombus sites in an extracorporeal device, using computational fluid dynamics-derived relative residence time', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2013.826655

Farrugia BL; Simmons A; Jasieniak M; Griesser HJ; Poole-Warren LA, 2014, 'Platelet interactions with polyurethane nanocomposites: Effect of organic modifier terminal functionality', Materials Technology, vol. 29, pp. B114 - B119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1753555714Y.0000000151

Fulker D; Keshavarzi G; Barber T; Simmons A, 2013, 'Investigation into the Existence of Cavitation within Haemodialysis Needles', Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 553, pp. 199 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.199

Keshavarzi G; Barber TJ; Yeoh G; Simmons A; Reizes JA, 2013, 'Two-dimensional computational analysis of microbubbles in hemodialysis', Artificial Organs, vol. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.12110

O'Brien CC; Kolachalama VB; Barber TJ; Simmons A; Edelman ER, 2013, 'Impact of flow pulsatility on arterial drug distribution in stent-based therapy', Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 168, pp. 115 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2013.03.014

Fulker DJ; Fulker D; Kang M; Simmons A; Barber T, 2013, 'The flow field near a venous needle in hemodialysis: A computational study', Hemodialysis International, vol. 17, pp. 602 - 611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hdi.12029

Chung J; Simmons A; Zeng Q; Poole-Warren LA, 2013, 'Effects of drug chemistry on the dispersion and release behaviour of polyurethane organosilicate nanocomposites', European Polymer Journal, vol. 49, pp. 652 - 663, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2012.11.014

O'Brien CC; Finch CH; Barber TJ; Martens P; Simmons A, 2012, 'Analysis of Drug Distribution from a Simulated Drug-Eluting Stent Strut using an In Vitro Framework and Erratum to: Analysis of Drug Distribution from a Simulated Drug-Eluting Stent Strut Using an In Vitro Framework.', Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 40, pp. 2687 - 2697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0604-6

Fong NW; Poole-Warren LA; Simmons A, 2012, 'Development of sustained-release antibacterial urinary biomaterials through using an antimicrobial as an organic modifier in polyurethane nanocomposites', Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B - Applied Biomaterials, vol. 101B, pp. 310 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.32841

O'Brien CC; Finch CH; Barber TJ; Martens P; Simmons A, 2012, 'Erratum to: Analysis of Drug Distribution from a Simulated Drug-Eluting Stent Strut Using an In Vitro Framework', Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 40, pp. 2697 - 2697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0663-8

Styan KE; Martin D; Simmons A; Poole-Warren LA, 2012, 'In vivo biostability of polyurethane-organosilicate nanocomposites', ACTA Biomaterialia, vol. 8, pp. 2243 - 2253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.03.004

Chung J; Knetsch M; Koole LH; Simmons A; Poole-Warren LA, 2012, 'Polyurethane organosilicate nanocomposites as blood compatible coatings', Coatings, vol. 2, pp. 45 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/coatings2010045

Barber TJ; Simmons A, 2011, 'Large eddy simulation of a stenosed artery using a femoral artery pulsatile flow profile', Artificial Organs, vol. 35, pp. E155 - E160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-1594.2011.01237.x/abstract

Chung J; Simmons A; Poole-Warren LA, 2011, 'Non-degradable polymer nanocomposites for drug delivery', Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, vol. 8, pp. 765 - 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/17425247.2011.574123

Kark L; Simmons A, 2011, 'Patient satisfaction following lower-limb amputation: the role of gait deviation', Prosthetics and Orthotics International, vol. 35, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611406169

Kark L; Mcintosh AS; Simmons A, 2011, 'The use of the 6-min walk test as a proxy for the assessment of energy expenditure during gait in individuals with lower-limb amputation', International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, vol. 34, pp. 227 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MRR.0b013e328346e893

Kark L; Vickers DR; Mcintosh AS; Simmons A, 2011, 'Use of gait summary measures with lower limb amputees', Gait and Posture, vol. 35, pp. 238 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2011.09.013

Fong NW; Simmons A; Poole-Warren LA, 2010, 'Antibacterial polyurethane nanocomposites using chlorhexidine diacetate as an', ACTA Biomaterialia, vol. 6, pp. 2554 - 2561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2010.01.005

Sims AM; Stait-Gardner T; Fong L; Morley JW; Price WS; Hoffman MJ; Simmons A; Schindhelm KH, 2010, 'Elastic and viscoelastic properties of porcine subdermal fat using MRI and inverse FEA', Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, vol. 9, pp. 703 - 711, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-010-0207-9


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