Metacarpal bone

Known as: Bones, Metacarpal, metacarpus, Metacarpal 
The five cylindrical bones of the METACARPUS, articulating with the CARPAL BONES proximally and the PHALANGES OF FINGERS distally.
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE A large proportion of individuals with stroke have persistent deficits for which current interventions have… (More)
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2001
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2001
Vascular calcification and osteoporosis are common age-related processes that are prominently displayed on routine lateral lumbar… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Bone loss and hypovitaminosis D are reported in patients taking antiepileptic drugs, but little is known about changes… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
A new automated radiogrammetric method to estimate bone mineral density (BMD) from a single radiograph of the hand and forearm is… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
offerosclerosis and osteoporosis are major causes of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women and have been suggested to… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Severe osteogenesis imperfecta is a disorder characterized by osteopenia, frequent fractures, progressive deformity… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The purpose of this study was to examine the commonly available methods of noninvasively assessing bone mineral status across… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The North American Thoroughbred racehorse was chosen as a model to study the pathogenesis of fatigue failure of bone. This… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
We assessed serially the bone mineral loss in 37 premenopausal women for 24 months after oophorectomy and determined the dose… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
As shown in 56 human embryos and fetuses between 15 and 104 mm in crown-rump length, "adult" metacarpal-phalangeal length… (More)
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