Fibula

Known as: BONE, FIBULA, Fibular, Fibulas 
The bone of the lower leg lateral to and smaller than the tibia. In proportion to its length, it is the most slender of the long bones.

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2010
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2010
PURPOSE The concept of virtual surgery uses surgical simulation rather than relying exclusively on intraoperative manual… (More)
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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVES Extremity wounds and fractures traditionally comprise the majority of traumatic injuries in US armed conflicts. Little… (More)
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2001
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2001
Records from the General Practice Research Database were used to derive age- and gender-specific fracture incidence rates for… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cbfa1, a transcription factor that belongs to the runt-domain gene family, plays an essential role in osteogenesis. Cbfa1… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The fibula osteoseptocutaneous flap is a versatile method for reconstruction of composite-tissue defects of the mandible. The… (More)
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1991
1991
Surgical fusion results are presented from a retrospective study of 126 consecutive multilevel discectomy and vertebrectomy cases… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The fibula was investigated as a donor site for free-flap mandible reconstruction. It has the advantages of consistent shape… (More)
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1984
1984
To investigate the weight-bearing function of the fibula, weight-loading experiments were performed on autopsy specimens. With… (More)
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1981
1981
Osteofibrous dysplasia of the tibia and fibula is not a well recognized entity. We have seen thirty-five patients with the… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
In 673 open fractures of long bones (tibia and fibula, femur, radius and ulna, and humerus) treated from 1955 to 1968 at Hennepin… (More)
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