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Ossification center of the humeral shaft in the human fetus: a CT, digital, and statistical study

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                <p>The knowledge of the development of the humeral shaft ossification center may be useful both in determining the fetal stage and maturity and for detecting congenital disorders, as well. 298 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Phase contrast synchrotron radiation computed tomography of muscle spindles in the mouse soleus muscle

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Muscle spindles are skeletal muscle sensory organs involved in the sensation of position and movement of the body. We have explored the capability of phase contrast computed tomography to visualise muscle spindles in murine skeletal muscle. 50 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

The plantar calcaneal spur: a review of anatomy, histology, etiology and key associations

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The plantar calcaneal spur (PCS) is a bony outgrowth from the calcaneal tuberosity and has been studied using various methods including cadavers, radiography, histology and surgery. 146 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Mefenamic acid decreases inflammation but not joint lesions in experimental osteoarthritis

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Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug able to control the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA), but its effects on protection of cartilage and bone are still unclear. 209 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis