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Olecranon Process

Known as: Olecranon, Process, Olecranon 
A prominent projection of the ulna that articulates with the HUMERUS and forms the outer protuberance of the ELBOW JOINT.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Members of the order Carnivora display a broad range of locomotor habits, including cursorial, scansorial, arboreal, semiaquatic… Expand
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2011
2011
PURPOSE Displaced olecranon fractures are often amenable to treatment with open reduction and tension-band wiring. The purpose of… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Approximately 10% of fractures about the adult elbow consist of fractures of the olecranon process of the ulna and range from… Expand
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2008
2008
Recent fieldwork in the Kibish Formation has expanded our knowledge of the geological, archaeological, and faunal context of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Partial resection of the posteromedial aspect of the olecranon in the treatment of valgus extension impingement… Expand
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2004
2004
This study examines the functional morphology of the olecranon process in hominoids and fossil hominins. The length of the bony… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In this study, the forelimb of 12 species of tupaiids was analyzed functionally and compared to that of other archontan mammals… Expand
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2001
2001
The purpose of this study was to quantify the volume and density of cancellous bone available from 3 commonly used bone graft… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
&NA; Fractures of the olecranon process of the ulna typically occur as a result of a motor-vehicle or motorcycle accident, a fall… Expand
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1989
1989
Forty-six consecutive cases of olecranon bursitis were prospectively analyzed during a 1-year period. Eleven cases were septic… Expand
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