calcaneus

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Related to calcaneal: calcaneal spur, calcaneal apophysitis, Calcaneal fracture
  • noun

Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Influence of region of interest and bone size on calcaneal BMD: implications for the accuracy of quantitative ultrasound assessments at the calcaneus.
When we controlled for age in our study, both lean mass and fat mass were associated with calcaneal QUIs.
Secondary signs evaluated for calcaneonavicular coalitions were similar to those utilized in plain radiographic evaluation: blunted or flat anterior calcaneal process (10) (Figs.
Njeh CF, Hans D, Li J, et al: Comparison of six calcaneal quantitative ultrasound devices: precision and hip fracture discrimination.
Posterior heel pain can be caused by several conditions, including calcaneal bursitis, (3) pathologies of the Achilles tendon, its tendon sheath, the retrocalcaneal bursae, osteophytes or stress fracture of the os calcis, and by rheumatoid, metabolic, and neoplastic diseases.
Table 27: SWOT Analysis of INBONE II Total Ankle with Calcaneal Stem Fixation 40
Schilhauer TA, Bauer TW, Josten C, Muhr G: Open reduction and augmentation of internal fixation with an injectable skeletal cement for the treatment of complex calcaneal fractures.
The tendon fibers spiral through 90[degrees] as they descend to insert into the posterior calcaneal surface.
Johnson General Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, applied the PICO system to a patient's incision following surgery to repair his calcaneal fracture, or fracture of the heel bone.
Our straight pates have started coming off the line and our calcaneal plates will start coming off the line in the next month.
That condition is also known as calcaneal apophysitis or Sever's Disease.
The scientific article, "Plantar fasciitis and calcaneal spur formation are associated with abductor digiti minimi atrophy on MRI of the foot," describes a study conducted from August 2006 to January 2007 with 200 patients of all ages from 40 states referred for an MRI of the hindfoot due to the presence of heel pain.
In addition to replacing the damaged posterior tibial tendon, supplementary procedures - such as arthrodesis (fusion) of the collapsed joints or joint-sparing procedures, like a calcaneal osteotomy, which realigns the hindfoot by shifting the heel bone - may be required.