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long bone

[′lȯŋ ¦bōn]
(anatomy)
A bone in which the length markedly exceeds the width, as the femur or the humerus.
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Total quantity or scope: The contract with a total estimated value of 948 480 PLN (the order basic and supplementary) are successive deliveries implants for fixation of fractures, implants for fixation intramedullary within the long bone implants for combinations przezskretarzowych, implants for the fixation of fractures distal radius, ulna and head bones tibia and implants for the fixation of bone fractures fine with the release of the contracting authority with the necessary special tools (instruments) for implantation of these products, metal implants for bone surgery (plates, screws, Kirschner wires and wires to bind factions) and consumables (electrodes, blades, cutters , cassettes and drains) to held by the customer arthroscopic set.
2) In contrast, Ribbing disease is an autosomal recessive disorder that usually presents after puberty, commonly found in women, where skull is spared, and asymmetric intramedullary diaphyseal scleroses of long bones is seen.
A BRIEF HISTOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF GROWTH IN LONG BONES
This indicates that a long bone in a horizontal position in the ground is most likely to break at either end.
Among the active group, 10% of the patients had a long bone fracture, while 16% in the placebo group experienced a long bone fracture.
Lisa, who just turned 9, suffers from Calve Legg-Perthes disease, which causes deterioration of the long bone that extends from the hip to the knee.
1) The pelvic bones were involved in 8 of the 22 cases reviewed by Destouet et al, (5) and in only 2 cases did the lesion involve a long bone.
The Mountain Breeze Site (L-3752) was identified by a portion of the articular end of a proboscidean long bone (NMMNH 27704) eroding out of an arroyo wall near Nogal, New Mexico (UTM coordinates 3711660N, 434880E).
This report is of a young man with a history of long bone fractures.
Greenstick fracture: If a long bone in the arm or leg bends, it may crack on one side, producing an incomplete break called a greenstick fracture.
Inserting a screw into a long bone introduces a stress riser that can predispose the bone to fracture.
Nasdaq: ASTM) announced today the results from its feasibility clinical trial conducted with the Institut de Terapia Regenerativa Tisular (ITRT) in Barcelona, Spain to evaluate the use of Aastrom's Tissue Repair Cells (TRCs) for the treatment of severe long bone non-union fractures.