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Peer-Reviewed Papers

Published Abstracts
(1998 - Present)


Published Abstracts
(1977 - 1997)


Other Publications

 

Books

Agur, A.M.R. and Dalley, A.F. (2009). Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy (12th Edition). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, USA., 864 pages.

Moore, K.L.M. and Agur A.M.R. (2007). Essential Clinical Anatomy (3rd Edition). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, USA, 691 pages.

Multimedia

Van Furth, W., Cusimano, M., Woolridge, N. and Agur, A. (2003). “The Orbitozygomatic Craniotomy” (12 min.) Department of Surgery, University of Toronto. Senior author.

Marketed by City Films Distribution, Willowdale, Ontario and Teaching Films, Evanston, IL, USA Translated into Japanese.
Agur, A., Akesson, E. and McCuaig, K. (1987). “Basic Functional Anatomy - Upper Extremity” (36 min). Produced by IMS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Agur, A., Akesson, E. and McCuaig, K. (1987). “Basic Functional Anatomy - Lower Extremity and Back” (28 min). Produced by IMS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Principal author.

Akesson, E., Agur, A. and McCuaig, K. (1987). “Basic Functional Anatomy – Neuroanatomy” (19 min). Produced by IMS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Author.

Akesson, E., Agur, A. and McCuaig, K. (1987). “Basic Functional Anatomy - Abdomen and Pelvis” (16 min). Produced by IMS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Author.

McCuaig, K., Akesson, E. and Agur, A. (1987). “Basic Functional Anatomy-Head and Neck” (17 min). Produced by IMS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Author.

Peer-reviewed Paper Presentations

Lo, V., Oliver, M., Dony, R., Agur, A. and Salonen, D. (2008). “Segmentation of computed tomographic data and creation of a three-dimensional representation of the wrist”. North American Congress on Biomechanics (NACOB), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, August 5 -9, 2008.

Brewer, K., Ross, M., Wright, V. and Agur, A. (2008). “Closed neural tube defects: neurologic, orthopaedic and gait outcomes”. Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s Annual Congress, Ottawa, ON, May 29 – June 1, 2008. Abstract/ Platform Presentation.

Jemmett, R., MacDonald, D. and Agur, A. (2005). “Anatomical relationships between selected segmental muscles of the lumbar spine in the context of multi-planar segmental motion: A preliminary investigation”. Canadian Physiotherapy Association Orthopaedic Symposium in Partnership with Sports Physiotherapy Canada, London, ON, October 28-30, 2005. Abstract/Platform Presentation.

McKee, N., Agur, A., Tsang, W. and Singh, K. (2005). “Imagining what 3-D computer modelling of muscle offers reconstructive surgeons”. III Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Oct. 23-25, 2005.

Tsang, W., McKee, N., Agur,A. and Singh, K. (2005). “Exploring the utility of the concept of ‘rheostat activators’ of the forearm and hand muscles for modelling hand movements”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 50th Annual Meeting, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, May 18-21, 2005. Abstract/Platform Presentation.

Tang, K., Morris, A., Naumann, S., Agur, A. and Narayanana, U. (2004). “Validation of a 3D bony reconstruction method from MRI”. 6th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, Madrid, Spain, Feb. 25-28, 2004. Abstract/Poster.

Yuen, A., Liebgott, B., Kertesz, T., Agur, A., Ravichandiran, K., Harley, Z., Hess, L. and Shukla, Y. (2004). “Muscles of mastication fiber architecture and functional relationship to TMJ”. International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, Canadian Association for Dental Research Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA, March 10-13, 2004. Abstract/Presentation.
AWARDS: Best Summer Undergraduate Presentation - Dentsply Award to attend above meeting. In Honolulu: Pierre Fouchard Scholarship and project to advance to International Association of Dental Research - Student Research Competition.

McKee, N., Kovler, M., Lundon, K. and Agur, A. (2003). “An investigation on thumb CMC osteoarthritis by 3D modelling”. Presented at American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chicago, IL, USA, September 18-20, 2003. Abstract/Poster.

Hincapie, C., Richards, D. and Agur, A. (2003). “The pressure-volume relationship in the anterior compartment of the human leg: A pilot study”. World Federation of Chiropractic 7th Biennial Congress, Orlando, FL, USA, May 1-3, 2003. Abstract/Poster.

Agur, A., Turbiani, G., Loh, E., Ng-Thow-Hing, V. and McKee, N. (2003). “Innervation of the Human Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscle: a 3-D Modelling Study”. Second Annual Peripheral Nerve Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, May 23, 2003. Presentation.

Kovler, M., Lundon, K., McKee, N. and Agur, A. (2002). “The Human Trapeziometacarpal Joint: Osteoarthritic Degeneration and 3-Dimensional Modeling”. American Society of Hand Therapists 25th Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, September 19-22, 2002. Abstract/Oral presentation.

Agur, A., Ng-Thow-Hing, V., Loh, E., Yeung, A. and McKee N. (2002). “Virtual modelling of skeletal muscle: the interface between teaching and research”. Slice of Life Meeting, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, June 18-22, 2002. Poster and Computer Demonstration.

Robinson, P., White, L.M., Agur, A., Kandel, R. and Bell, R. (2001). “Obturator externus bursa: Features of pathologic involvement on MR imaging”. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, USA, November 25-30, 2001. Abstract/Poster.

Ng-Thow-Hing V., Agur, A. and McKee, N. (2001). “A muscle model that captures external shape, internal fibre architecture, and permits simulation of active contraction with volume preservation”. Fifth International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Rome, Italy, October 31-November 3, 2001. Abstract/Poster.

Kovler, M., Lundon, K., McKee, N. and Agur, A. (2001). “The Osteoarthritic Trapezio-metacarpal Joint: A 3-dimensional Modelling Study”. Manus Great Lakes Hand Society Annual Meeting, St. Joseph's Health Care, London, ON, June 2, 2001. Oral Presentation.

Kovler, M., Lundon, K., McKee, N. and Agur,A. (2001). “Trapeziometacarpal joint: 3-dimensional modelling of joint topography and recesses”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 46th Annual Meeting, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA, June 9-12, 2001. Oral Presentation.

Agur, A., McKee, N., Mahoney, M., Marley, K., Ng-Thow-Hing, V. and Fiume, E. (2000). “Reliability of Modelling Human Skeletal Muscle Architecture using a 3D-X Microscribe Digitizer”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 45th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, May 17-28, 2000. Poster/Oral Presentation.

Haider, M., Couture, J. and Agur, A. (1999) “The Mesorectum-A Critical Anatomic Concept in Rectal Cancer Surgery: Radiologic Pathologic Correlation with MRI”. Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, California, USA, November 28-December 3, 1999. Poster: Awarded Certificate of Merit.

Ng-Thow-Hing V., Agur, A., Ball, K., Ng, V., Leekam, R., Fiume, E. and McKee, N. (1998). “Reconstruction of Multiple Regions of Muscle Fiber Architecture Using B-Spline Solid Models”. NACOB’98, Third North American Congress on Biomechanics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, August, 1998. Abstract/Poster.

McKee, N., Agur, A., Ball, K., Ng-Thow-Hing, V. and Fiume, E. (1998). “Virtual Modelling of Skeletal Muscle Architecture”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 43rd Annual Meeting, Loma Linda University Medical School, Loma Linda, CA, USA, April 4-7, 1998. Oral Presentation.

Leekam, R., Agur, A. and McKee, N. (1998). “Sonographic Demonstration of the Detailed Anatomy of the Soleus-Gastrocnemius-Plantaris (GSP) Complex”. Annual Meeting of American Roentgen Ray Society, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 26 - May 1, 1998. Abstract/Poster, Award: Certificate of Merit.

Ng-Thow-Hing, V., Agur, A., Ball, K., Fiume, E. and McKee, N. (1998). “Shape Reconstruction and Subsequent Deformation of Soleus Muscle Models Using B-spline Solid Primitives”. Photonics (Soft-Tissue Modelling), San Jose, CA, USA, January 24-30, 1998. Presentation.

Suhardja, A., Cusimano, M. and Agur, A. (1998). “A Comparison of the Area of Surgical Exposures of the middle and lower clivus provided by the Retrosigmoidal Approach and the Extreme Lateral Approach: An Anatomical Study”. Joint Meeting of the Japanese Society for Skull Base Surgery and the Korean and North American Skull Base Societies, Kamuela, Hawaii, USA, February 13-17, 1998. Abstract/Poster.

Suhardja, A., Cusimano, M. and Agur, A. (1997). “End-To-End Anastomosis (ETEA) after Resection of the Vertical Part of the Petrous Carotid Artery (VPCA): An Anatomical Study”. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, September 27-October 2, 1997. Abstract/Presentation.

Agur, A., Ball, K., Evans, R., Ristevski, B. and McKee, N. (1997). “Development of a 3D Technique to Model Human Muscle Architecture”. Canadian Federation of Biological Societies 40th Annual Meeting, Quebec City, QC, June 18-21, 1997. Abstract/Poster.

Agur, A., McKee, N. and Leekam, R. (1997). “Accessory Soleus Muscle”. American Association of Clinical Anatomists Meeting, University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI, USA, July 9- 11, 1997. Abstract/Poster.

McKee, N. and Agur, A. (1997). “Selective Fatty Replacement of Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscles”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 42nd Annual Meeting, Galveston, TX, USA, February 1997. Abstract/Poster/Mini presentation.

Agur, A. and McKee, N. (1996). “Fiber architecture of Soleus Muscle”. Plastic Surgery Research Council 41st Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, USA, June 1996. Abstract/Oral Presentation.

Ohi, M., Cusimano, M. and Agur, A. (1995). “Anatomy of the Anterior Cavernous Sinus with Emphasis on the Oculomotor and Optic Nerves". American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, USA. Abstract/Presentation.

Ohi, M., Cusimano, M. and Agur, A. (1995). "Microsurgical Anatomy of the Cavernous Sinus and Its Dural Reflections with Special Emphasis on the Oculomotor and Optic Nerves". American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, USA. Abstract/Presentation.

Ohi, M., Cusimano, M., Agur, A. and Takaku A. (1995). "Microsurgical Anatomy of the Anterior Aspect of the Cavernous Sinus with Emphasis on the Dural Reflections and the Relationships to the Optic and Oculomotor Nerves". 54th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neurosurgical Society, Nagoya City, Japan. Abstract/Presentation.

Ohi, M., Cusimano, M., Agur, A. and Takaku A. (1995). "Microsurgical Anatomy of the Anterior Aspect of the Cavernous Sinus with Emphasis on the Dural Reflections and the Relationships to the Optic and Oculomotor Nerves". Proceedings. Asian-Oceanian International Congress on Skull Base Surgery, Seoul, Korea. Abstract/Presentation.