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Knee joint

Known as: Joints, Knee, JOINT, KNEE, Knee 
A joint connecting the lower part of the femur with the upper part of the tibia. The lower part of the femur and the upper part of the tibia are… 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Background Female athletes participating in high-risk sports suffer anterior cruciate ligament injury at a 4- to 6-fold greater… 
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE This study tests the hypothesis that the peak external knee adduction moment during gait is increased in a group of… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Women have higher non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury rate than men do in sport activities. Non-contact… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A new total knee rating system has been developed by The Knee Society to provide an up-to-date more stringent evaluation form… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Seven knees were studied to determine the contact area and pressure distribution of the tibiofemoral joint, under various loads… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The load-bearing mode of the knee joint and the load-carrying capacity of the menisci were investigated by a load-deflection and… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The anatomical and functional details of the cruciate ligamants of the knee were studied on 20 cadaver knees and 24 fresh knees… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
A method for deriving a more convenient expression of patella position than those currently in use is described. Lateral… 
Highly Cited
1948
Highly Cited
1948
  • T. Fairbank
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
  • 1948
  • Corpus ID: 640268
Changes in the knee joint after meniscectomy include ridge formation, narrowing of the joint space, and flattening of the femoral… 
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