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distal

[′dist·əl]
(biology)
Located away from the point of origin or attachment.
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Multi-fragmentary distal tibial fractures are challenging to manage because of thin soft tissue coverage and easily compromised blood supply1,2.
Patients with distal femoral fractures which needs to be internally fixed in displaced Muller's type A, type B and type C fractures.
An approximately 4 cm oblique incision was made from proximal medial to distal lateral, centered over the palpated biceps tendon, beginning approximately 2 cm distal to the antecubital flexion crease.
From the first to the second screening round, the detection rate for proximal colon cancer declined (0.63 to 0.36 per 1,000 screenees); across six rounds, there was a steady decrease in distal colon and rectal cancer (distal colon: 1.65 in the first round to 0.17 in the sixth round; rectum, 0.82 in the first round to 0.17 in the sixth round).
El tendon distal del MSt ocupo el 30,1 % (125,5 DE 28,0 mm) de la longitud total del musculo, mientras que a su tendon proximal correspondio el 7,2 % (29,8 DE 12,6 mm).
This is not a comprehensive book about distal radius fractures, says Pi[+ or -]al, but an atlas--a fully illustrated compendium of techniques--that in a stepwise manner deals with even the most difficult distal radius fracture.
A total of 48 patients (mean age 47.3+-5.6 years, 35.4% females) with distal radius fracture, who underwent intramedullary distal radius fixation by using Sonoma Wrx were included in this retrospective study.
Heart team evaluation was undertaken, and it was decided to perform coil embolization of the distal LAD.
In addition, fractures of the distal radius and ulna, as well as dorsal displacement of the distal fragment, were seen (Figure 1).
In addition, bowing of the femur is not uncommon among Asians.[10] It is difficult to measure the true individual parameters and choose the correct distal femoral resection based on radiographic measurements, implying that special care must be taken when measuring these radiographs for planning distal femoral resection.[9]
It presents as a cluster of painful vesicles or ulcers with an erythematous base on the distal part of a finger or toe.