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Patella

Known as: Knee bone, Kneecaps, BONE, PATELLA 
A small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that articulates with the femur and protects the knee joint.
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Considerable efforts have been made to achieve highly sensitive and wearable sensors that can simultaneously detect multiple… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We analyzed the radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans of 143 knees operated on for symptomatic patellar instability and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To study how well an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft fixed at the 10 and 11 o'clock positions can restore knee… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Objective: To provide an extensive and up to date database for specific running related injuries, across the sexes, as seen at a… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Spondyloarthropathies constitute a cluster of interrelated and overlapping chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases that includes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The objective of our study was to elucidate the char acteristic pathoanatomy associated with patellar dislo cation and report the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee have a poor capacity for repair. They may progress to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We measured the in situ biomechanical properties of knee joint cartilage from five species (bovine, canine, human, monkey, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Different surgical methods of graft fixation in ACL re construction were examined to determine the effects on mechanical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
1. Chondromalacia of the patella starts most frequently on the medial facet. 2. The anatomy of the medial femoral condyle is… Expand
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