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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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33 days after surgery control radiographs illustrated the normalization of the calcaneal bone structure as well as the soft tissue around the ankle joint (Figure 5).
[sup][40] Generally 1 cm of dorsal-proximal and 2-3 cm of distal-plantar calcaneus are left intact following the calcaneal resection and the Achilles tendon was reattached to the residual calcaneal bone. [sup][41] Occasionally, the Achilles tendon may not be violated and can remain attached to its insertion in the calcaneus.
Regarding to the calcaneal bone mineral density (BMD), the Z- and T-score in the present study demonstrated the healthy BMD profiles of Chinese elite climbers with marked higher scores found in the female climbers.
Researchers archived sera and measured calcaneal bone mineral density (BMD) in community-dwelling white women aged 65 and older, who participated in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.
Of these measurements, only bone velocity corresponds to the true velocity of the wave through calcaneal bone, but it does not necessarily follow that bone velocity is the best clinical parameter to use.
12 days after the 2nd surgery, the patient underwent radical debridement of the calcaneal bone marrow using Ollier's lateral approach and irrigation with natural saline was performed.
No association was established between the calcaneal bone mineral density level and the occurrence of stress fractures.
The gastrocnemius and soleus form the tendo Achilles and inserted into calcaneal bone. They are supplied by popliteal artery and innervated by the tibial nerve.
As an indicator of chronic Pb exposure, we measured concentrations of tibial and calcaneal bone Pb stores using [.sup.109.C]admium excited K-series X-ray fluorescence.
In addition, such talar articulating facets associated with sustentaculum tali facet of calcaneal bone are involved in major stability of subtalarjoint (Drayer-Verhagen, 1993).