diaphysis


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diaphysis

[dī′af·ə·səs]
(anatomy)
The shaft of a longbone.
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Using ratios relative to the fixed measure of the femoral diaphysis enables a comparative measure of the restored joint line and PCO to be made.
The parameters assessed for the diaphysis were the total tissue area (Tt.Ar), marrow area (Ma.Ar), periosteal and endocortical BS (perimeter), sLS, dLS, interlabel width, and endocortical ES, in accordance with the method described by Chen et al.
Boland, "Telescope allograft method to reconstitute the diaphysis in limb salvage surgery," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
The femur diaphysis biomechanical properties (proportional limit, rupture limit, resilience and rigidy) were measured using three-point bending rheometer (hydraulic serv equipment 810 TestStar II MTS model Systems Corporation, Eden Prairie, MN, USA) according to previously described procedures.
The tibia diaphysis, the cortical site, demonstrated a notably different pattern of decline; no significant differences emerged among bins 1-4 (p > 0.17).
Whole-body bone scintigraphy demonstrated an increase in focal activity in the left femur diaphysis. Results of laboratory analyses were normal: Urea: 44 mg/dl, Creatinine: 0.9 mg/dl, Na: 130 mmol/l, K: 4,6 mmol/l, CI: 96 mmol/l, Ca: 8,9 mg/dl, I Ca: 4.53 mg/dl, Phosphor: 3.8 mg/dl, Mg: 1,7 mg/dl, PTH: 4 pmol/l (normal values: 1.3-9.3) Vit D: 8,4 ng/ml (normal values: 6.3-46.4).
The femoral diaphysis near ends was treated with DHS/DCS and dynamization in one case.
Effect of different dietary phytase levels on proximal epiphysis, diaphysis and distal epiphysis of broiler chicks from 1 to 21 and 22 to 42 days of age.
Alendronate-related femoral diaphysis fracture- what should be done to predict and prevent subsequent fracture of the contralateral side?
Stage 2 (MP3): Epiphysis of middle phalanx of middle finger (MP3) is same width as diaphysis.
-- Many bone disease experts are recommending a 1- to 2-year bisphosphonate holiday after 5 years of treatment in response to a recent spate of reports of atypical fractures of the femoral diaphysis.