[Osteon count and tensile strength of human metacarpals and basic phalanges].

Abstract

In a previous study the biochemical data of 45 metacarpal and 36 phalangeal bones of 21 male cadavers (24-69 years of age) were obtained by fracturing in a bending test. The present study attempts of correlate these data with the compacta area, the number of osteons, and the cross sectional area of the osteons. The relative and absolute number of osteons… (More)

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