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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2015
Review
2015
The direct anterior approach (DAA) is an increasingly popular technique for performing total hip arthroplasty (THA). This muscle… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Associated ipsilateral femoral neck fractures have been reported to occur in 1% to 9% of femoral shaft fractures. The associated… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although various studies reported that pulse pressure, an indirect index of arterial stiffening, was an independent risk factor… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Once-daily injections of parathyroid hormone or its amino-terminal fragments increase bone formation and bone mass… (More)
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1999
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1999
The appearance of cancellous bone architecture is different for various skeletal sites and various disease states. During aging… (More)
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1996
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1996
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that alendronate can increase bone mineral density (BMD) and prevent radiographically… (More)
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1994
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1994
BACKGROUND Full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee have a poor capacity for repair. They may progress to… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Endothelial dysfunction is an early event in experimental studies of atherogenesis, preceding formation of plaques. We have… (More)
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1991
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1991
This study reports on animal experimentation and initial clinical trials exploring the feasibility of exclusion of an abdominal… (More)
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1985
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1985
In utero estimates of fetal weight were evaluated prospectively in 109 fetuses with the use of sonographic models developed in a… (More)
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