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Osteoactivin upregulates expression of MMP-3 and MMP-9 in fibroblasts infiltrated into denervated skeletal muscle in mice.
In this study, we examined pathophysiological roles of osteoactivin, a functionally unknown type I membrane glycoprotein, in mouse skeletal muscle atrophied by denervation (sciatic neurectomy).Expand
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Incidence and etiology of lumbar spondylolysis: review of the literature
BackgroundLumbar spondylolysis is a defect of the pars interarticularis known to occur as a stress fracture. Its incidence varies considerably depending on ethnicity, sex, and sports activity.Expand
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State of the art: Transforaminal approach for percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy under local anesthesia.
Minimally invasive percutaneous endoscopic discectomy (PED) with a transforaminal approach under local anesthesia was started in the late 20th century. As the procedure requires a skin incision ofExpand
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Comparable clinical and structural outcomes after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in diabetic and non-diabetic patients
PurposeTo compare clinical outcome and rotator cuff integrity after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair (ARCR) in patients with and without diabetes mellitus.MethodsThis retrospective study involved 264Expand
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Ubiquitin ligase gene expression in healthy volunteers with 20‐day bedrest
In animal models, several ubiquitin ligases play an important role in skeletal muscle atrophy caused by unloading. In this study we examined protein ubiquitination and ubiquitin ligase geneExpand
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Ubiquitin Ligase Cbl‐b Downregulates Bone Formation Through Suppression of IGF‐I Signaling in Osteoblasts During Denervation
Unloading can prevent bone formation by osteoblasts. To study this mechanism, we focused on a ubiquitin ligase, Cbl‐b, which was highly expressed in osteoblastic cells during denervation. Our resultsExpand
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Surgery related complications in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy under local anesthesia.
The minimally invasive percutaneous endoscopic discectomy (PED) as the postero-lateral approach with the local anesthesia was started in the late 20th century. The procedure only requires 8 mm ofExpand
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Epidemiology of shoulder and elbow pain in youth baseball players
ABSTRACT Objectives: There are relatively few published epidemiological studies examining the differences in the risk of shoulder and elbow pain in young baseball players. The purpose of this studyExpand
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Hybrid technique of cortical bone trajectory and pedicle screwing for minimally invasive spine reconstruction surgery: a technical note.
The pedicle screw (PS) system is widely used for spinal reconstruction. Recently, screw insertion using the cortical bone trajectory (CBT) technique has been reported to provide increased holdingExpand
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Prevalence of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Capitellum in Young Baseball Players
Background: Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum is a well-recognized cause of elbow pain and disability in adolescent athletes. However, little is known about the prevalence of OCD inExpand
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