Contracture

Known as: contractures muscle, Muscle Contracture, Contractures 
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.
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1938-2017
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To compare the Tardieu Scale as a clinical measure of spasticity after stroke with the Ashworth Scale. DESIGN Cross… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The constitutive law of the material comprising any structure is essential for mechanical analysis since this law enables… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Previous studies showed a poor correlation between sarcolemmal K+ currents and cardioprotection for ATP-sensitive K+ channel… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
It has become increasingly recognized that the major functional deficits following brain damage are largely due to "negative… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Baker classification of capsular contracture remains the most popular and practical method of assessing clinical firmness of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The relations between ATP depletion, increased cytosolic free calcium concentration [( Cai]), contracture development, and lethal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Twenty-six consecutive patients who had post-traumatic contracture of the elbow were treated by operative release alone or by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
The relationship between myocardial contracture and cell calcium was studied in electrically paced, isolated perfused rabbit… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
A system for evaluation of motor function, balance, some sensation qualities and joint function in hemiplegic patients is… (More)
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1968
Highly Cited
1968
At concentrations between 1 to 10 mM, caffeine reduced the Ca-accumulating capacity of fragmented reticulum obtained from frog… (More)
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