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Structure of latissimus dorsi muscle

Known as: Latissimus dorsi muscle, M. latissimus dorsi, Latissimus dorsi 
A triangular muscle in the back, connected to the vertebral column, arm, and shoulder. Its action involves adduction, medial rotation, and extension… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical results of latissimus dorsi tendon transfer in patients with an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND A major goal of research in bone transplantation is the ability to avoid creation of secondary bone defects. We aimed… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Management of bone loss that occurs after severe trauma of open lower extremity fractures continues to challenge reconstructive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND although low strength is a risk factor for falls, lower limb explosive power is more predictive of functional… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether strength training is a useful addition to aerobic training in patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The possibility of raising the cutaneous island of the latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap without muscle based on only one… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • Stuart M. McGill
  • Journal of orthopaedic research : official…
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 35674907
This study focused on the electromyographic activity of the trunk musculature, given the well-documented link between… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Muscle activity and coordination in ten shoulders were studied in five healthy subjects using electromyography (EMG) recorded… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Symptomatic irrepairable rotator cuff tears usually entail complete loss of the substance of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
This is the second report in a series of projects dealing with electromyographic (EMG) analysis of the upper extremity during… Expand
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