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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
2011
2011
PURPOSE Displaced olecranon fractures are often amenable to treatment with open reduction and tension-band wiring. The purpose of… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Understand the challenges in restoring… Expand
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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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
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
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • E. Sargis
  • Journal of morphology
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 22532257
In this study, the forelimb of 12 species of tupaiids was analyzed functionally and compared to that of other archontan mammals… Expand
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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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
New fossils of the rare Oligocene mammals Xenocranium and Epoicotherium add information on their skulls and provide the first… Expand
Highly Cited
1947
Highly Cited
1947
Fracture of the olecranon process of the ulna not infrequently results in some degree of loss of flexion and extension of the… Expand