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Head of femur

Known as: femur head of, Femoral Head, Heads, Femur 
The hemispheric articular surface at the upper extremity of the thigh bone. (Stedman, 26th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Bone geometry is commonly measured on computed tomographic (CT) and X-ray microtomographic (μCT) images. We obtained hundreds of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recently, femoroacetabular impingement has been recognised as a cause of early osteoarthritis. There are two mechanisms of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Impingement by prominence at the femoral head-neck junction on the anterior acetabular rim may cause early osteoarthritis. Our… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Surgical dislocation of the hip is rarely undertaken. The potential danger to the vascularity of the femoral head has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The appearance of cancellous bone architecture is different for various skeletal sites and various disease states. During aging… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Failure of fixation of peritrochanteric fractures that have been treated with a fixed-angle sliding hip-screw device is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Studies using animal tissue suggest that bone marrow contains cells with the potential to differentiate into cartilage and bone… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Maquet's line passes from the centre of the femoral head to the centre of the body of the talus. The distance of this line from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A technique was developed to determine the wear of the acetabular component of a total hip replacement by examination of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
For thirty-two areas of cartilage from nine osteo-arthritic and four "normal" femoral heads a histologic-histochemical grade was… Expand
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