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The Subchondral Bone Plate : Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology - M. Muller-Gerbl

The Subchondral Bone Plate

Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology

Paperback ISBN: 9783540636731
Number Of Pages: 134

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Investigations on anatomical specimens have demonstrated that the subchondral mineralization does indeed show regular distribution patterns from which conclusions about the mechanical situation within an individual joint may be drawn. Since radiographical densitometry and histological methods are only available for determining the adaptive reaction of the bone to the mechanical situation in a joint after death, the information obtained applies only to an end situation and tells us nothing about the development of the changes with time. Furthermore, investigations carried out on human specimens by radiographical densitometry mostly apply to samples of a particular age, since such specimens can be acquired only from departments of pathology, forensic medicine or anatomy.

Introduction (Review of Literature)p. 1
Materialsp. 29
Methodsp. 33
Validation of CT OAMp. 41
Mineralization Patterns in Healthy Subjectsp. 65
Pathological Mineralization Patternsp. 77
Factors Influencing the Development of Normal Patterns of Mineralizationp. 91
Factors Influencing the Development of Pathological Patterns of Mineralizationp. 103
Possible Clinical Application of CT OAMp. 109
Summaryp. 115
Referencesp. 117
Subject Indexp. 131
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ISBN: 9783540636731
ISBN-10: 3540636730
Series: Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.84
Weight (kg): 0.22