Heterotopic Ossification

Known as: Ossification, Heterotopic, Ossification, Pathological, Ossification, Heterotopic [Disease/Finding] 
The development of bony substance in normally soft structures.
National Institutes of Health

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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Heterotopic ossification consists of ectopic bone formation within soft tissues after surgery or trauma. It can have debilitating… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is a congenital disorder of progressive and widespread postnatal ossification of soft… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND For nearly a century, the mechanical failure of calcified heart valves was attributed to a passive degenerative… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Fracture healing is a complex physiologic process that involves the coordinated participation of several cell types. By using a… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a common form of human myelopathy caused by a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Endochondral ossification is a major mode of bone that occurs as chondrocytes undergo proliferation, hypertrophy, cell death, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are multifunctional growth factors originally identified by their ability to induce ectopic… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The implantation of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) into muscular tissues induces ectopic bone formation at the site of… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Forty-four patients who had fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva responded by mail to a questionnaire regarding the age at the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have purified and characterized active recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) 2A. Implantation of the recombinant… (More)
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