Ligaments

Known as: Set of ligaments, ligament structure, Ligament 
Shiny, flexible bands of fibrous tissue connecting together articular extremities of bones. They are pliant, tough, and inextensile.
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A silk-fiber matrix was studied as a suitable material for tissue engineering anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL). The matrix was… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Little is known about the genesis and patterning of tendons and other connective tissues, mostly owing to the absence of early… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Where tendons and ligaments are subject to compression, they are frequently fibrocartilaginous. This occurs at 2 principal sites… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament frequently occur under combined mechanisms of knee loading. This in vitro study was… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Significant advances have been made during the past 25 years in characterizing the properties of ligaments as a tissue and as an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The zygomatic ligaments (McGregor's patch) anchor the skin of the cheek to the inferior border of the zygoma just posterior to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We obtained human cruciate ligaments at the time of total knee replacement and from autopsy and amputation specimens, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The purpose of this study was to compare selected rabbit tendons and ligaments morphologically and biochemically. Five… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Based on the clinical and operative findings in sixty-eight knees with acute tears of the medial compartment and cruciate… (More)
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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… (More)
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