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Classification of non-bacterial osteitis: retrospective study of clinical, immunological and genetic aspects in 89 patients.
OBJECTIVE To define non-bacterial osteitis (NBO) as a clinical entity possibly associated with autoimmune manifestations. Patients with sterile osteitis were analysed to develop diagnostic criteria.Expand
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The cause of subchondral bone cysts in osteoarthrosisA finite element analysis
Background The etiology of subchondral bone cysts in arthrotic joints is unclear.Materials and methods We used two-dimensional finite element analysis to evaluate the hypothesis that subchondral boneExpand
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Avascular necrosis of the femoral head: inter- and intraobserver variations of Ficat and ARCO classifications
Diagnosis of avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head depends on the combination of clinical symptoms and evaluation of radiographs and/or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). To evaluate theExpand
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Microstructure, cytotoxicity and corrosion of powder-metallurgical iron alloys for biodegradable bone replacement materials
Abstract Up to now biodegradable bone implants with the ability of bearing high loads for the temporary replacement of bones or as osteosynthesis material are not available. Iron and iron basedExpand
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Impact of tibial and femoral tunnel position on clinical results after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to correlate anatomic and nonanatomic tibial and femoral tunnel positions after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with clinical outcome by use ofExpand
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Clinical score for nonbacterial osteitis in children and adults.
OBJECTIVE To accurately differentiate nonbacterial osteitis (NBO) from other bone lesions by applying a clinical score through the use of validated diagnostic criteria. METHODS A retrospectiveExpand
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Cell quality affects clinical outcome after MACI procedure for cartilage injury of the knee
The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that in early follow up after matrix guided autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI), clinical results do not correlate with radiological andExpand
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Bone formation in coralline hydroxyapatite. Effects of pore size studied in rabbits.
We analyzed osseous reactions in the rabbit femoral condyle to coralline hydroxyapatite bone substitutes of various pore sizes by radiology and histology. The results were compared to bone repair ofExpand
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Influence of minimally invasive surgery on implant positioning and the functional outcome for medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.
We describe postoperative functional outcome and accuracy of implant position in 38 cases after unicompartmental knee arthroplasty with the Oxford knee prosthesis with a standard open approachExpand
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Effects of low frequency electromagnetic fields on the chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF) have been shown to exert beneficial effects on cartilage tissue. Nowadays, differentiated human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are discussed as an alternative approachExpand
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