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calcaneus

[kal′kan·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
A bone of the tarsus, forming the heel bone in humans. Also known as calcaneum.
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Types of facets on the superior articular surface of Isan-Thai dried calcanei. Int.
[9,10,11,12] The objective of the present study was to identify the patterns of the talar facets of calcanei and their clinical implication.
3 types of patterns of talar facets in calcanei were considered
In the present study, type A was found in 90 calcanei (45%) out of which A1 was in 10 calcanei (5%) (5 right and 5 left), A2 was in 30 calcanei (15%) (14 right and 16 left), A3 was seen in 40 calcanei (20%) (22 right and 18 left); A4 were seen in 10 calcanei (5%) (5 right and 5 left).
8 43 K R 21 Nsaid +Tabanlik 9 34 E L 17 Nsaid Ortalama 40.6 K/E: 4/5 R/L: 4/5 20.8 Hasta No Yanlis Tani Milgram Evresi 1 Asil Tendiniti 1 2 Plantar Fasiit 2 3 Epin Calcanei 3 4 Retrocal.
However, in 1904 Laidlaw [23] performed an anatomic study with 750 calcanei and found that 68% had combined anterior and middle facets while only 32% had distinct facets.
In one study using 16 sets of cadaveric calcanei and femora, both BUA and SOS were significant predictors of femoral strength ([r.sup.2] 0.51 and 0.40, respectively), but ultrasound did not provide predictive information independently of femoral BMD [50].
On its plantar surface is the deep sulcus tali, which with the sulcus calcanei forms the sinus tarsi.
Forty nine dry tali (20 left, 29 right) and 57 (30 left, 27 right) dry calcanei from an Anatolian adult popuation of unknown gender from those housed in the collection at the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine Cukurova University were examined.
Therefore this study aimed to investigate the patterns of talar articulating facets in Thai adult dried calcanei.
This study was carried out from 396 normal adult Isan-Thai dried calcanei of identified both sex and age that they were donated for medical study in anatomy Department, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University.