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    • Characterising the anisotropic mechanical properties of excised human skin 

      Ní Annaidh, Aisling; Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D. (2012)
      The mechanical properties of skin are important for a number of applications including surgery, dermatology, impact biomechanics and forensic science. In this study, we have investigated the influence of location and ...
    • Non-invasive evaluation of skin tension lines with elastic waves 

      Deroy, Claire; Destrade, Michel; Mc Alinden, Aidan; Ní Annaidh, Aisling (Wiley, 2017-11-20)
      Background: Since their discovery by Karl Langer in the 19th Century, Skin Tension Lines (STLs) have been used by surgeons to decide the location and orientation of an incision. Although these lines are patient-specific, ...