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Synonyms for femur

the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton

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The ExoShape Femoral is an unrivaled device with the use of shape memory PEEK to provide effective soft tissue graft compression and fixation as well as an easy insertion method.
3% in one study and 2% in the other, increased at the femoral neck by roughly 1.
Damage to the femoral nerve, which impairs the ability of the knee to straighten, is usually due to a slipped disc in the lumbar region of the spine.
This case reports a posterior hip dislocation with isolated ipsilateral femoral neck fracture treated by a modified technique of a standard 3-parallel screw fixation method with long-term follow-up.
The inherent high strength and fracture toughness of cerasurf allows for greater design flexibility to explore new concepts for knee and femoral resurfacing surgeries using ceramic that provides better solutions for patients," explained Steve Hughes, Ph.
The femoral nerve originates from the second, third, and fourth lumbar spinal nerves and innervates the anterior thigh muscles, hip and knee joints, and skin on the antero-medial thigh [1].
Typical femoral periosteal stress reaction was described as cortical thickening in the lateral side of the subtrochanteric region.
In addition to X-Seal, Essential Medical is developing MANTA (TM), a revolutionary and elegant large bore device for sealing larger femoral arterial punctures made during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV), and the endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
The ASBMR task force concluded, based on a review of the available literature, that a causal relationship between bisphosphonates and atypical femoral fractures has not been established; atypical femoral fractures also occur in patients who have not received bisphosphonates, as well as in some patients taking denosumab, but the task force noted that there is some evidence from radiograph-based studies to suggest a strong relationship between bisphosphonate use and atypical femoral fractures.
Total quantity or scope: Primary knee arthroplasty, cementless femoral and cemented tibia.
It is carried out under local anaesthesia and during the procedure a contrast medium is injected into the femoral artery in the groin.
Armor, a California corporation, is leading the way in ballistic femoral artery and groin protection for Law Enforcement and Department of Defense personnel with a revolutionary new product debuting at this year's SHOT SHOW, *Ballistic Underwear*.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its ExoShape Femoral Soft Tissue Fastener for use in soft-tissue graft fixation on the femoral side of the knee joint during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery.
There was a statistically significant difference in the incidence of tibial and femoral stress fractures versus metatarsal stress fractures before and after the completion of phase II training at week 26 (p=0.
Cannulation of arterial and venous femoral vessels has been identified as a potential and actual barrier to hip flexion, sitting, standing and walking for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).