Osteon

Known as: Osteons, haversian systems, Osteonum 
A circular structural unit of bone tissue. It consists of a central hole, the Haversian canal through which blood vessels run, surrounded by… (More)
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2008
2008
Osteon diameter is generally smaller in bone regions that experience larger strains. A mechanism relating osteon diameter to… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
UNLABELLED Transiliac bone biopsies were obtained from 55 women treated with teriparatide or placebo for 12-24 months. We report… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The concept of bone remodelling by basic multicellular units is well established, but how the resorbing osteoclasts find their… (More)
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2000
2000
A mathematical model is developed to explain the fundamental conundrum as to how during cyclic mechanical loading there can be… (More)
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1999
1999
Drifting osteons were followed longitudinally through the cortex of human and baboon long bones using serial sections. Direction… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Bisphosphonates (BPs) used as inhibitors of bone resorption all contain two phosphonate groups attached to a single carbon atom… (More)
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1998
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1998
It is often difficult to achieve stable fixation of a comminuted fracture associated with a metaphyseal defect. The injection of… (More)
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1997
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1997
An experimental investigation was undertaken to measure the intrinsic elastic properties of several of the microstructural… (More)
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1994
1994
A theoretical model is developed to predict the fluid shear stress and streaming potential at the surface of osteocytic processes… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Ultrathin sections of decalcified human compact bone, observed by transmission electron microscopy, reveal that collagen fibrils… (More)
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