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Femur

Known as: Thigh bone, Os femoris, Bone, Femoral 
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis research has focused on vertebral fractures and trabecular bone loss. However, non-vertebral fractures at… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Here a new, intrinsically pluripotent, CD45-negative population from human cord blood, termed unrestricted somatic stem cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE In a meta-analysis of the literature we evaluated the present knowledge of the material properties of cortical and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Mortality increases after hip fractures in women and more so in men. Little is known, however, about mortality after… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A three-dimensional extension of two-dimensional digital image correlation has been developed. The technique uses digital image… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The forces exerted by the soft and hard tissues of the thigh together represent a system in equilibrium. This balance of loads… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Composite synthetic models of the human femur have recently become commercially available as substitutes for cadaveric specimens… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have investigated the ability of exogenous transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) to induce osteogenesis and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
In utero estimates of fetal weight were evaluated prospectively in 109 fetuses with the use of sonographic models developed in a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Sonographic estimation of fetal weight in utero was performed in 167 live-born fetuses examined within one week of delivery… Expand
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