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Synonyms for ligament

that which unites or binds

Words related to ligament

a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

any connection or unifying bond

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In coronal MR images, TFC, triangular ligament, MH, ECU, and UCL were all clearly appreciated [Figure 2] and [Figure 5].
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) joins the tibia and femur together on the medial aspect of the knee and prevents the knee from moving to the side (Wilson, 2016).
GMI Research has recently published a new study titled "Global Artificial Tendon and Ligament Market By Surgery Type (Knee Injuries, Foot and Ankle Injuries, Shoulder and Elbow Injuries, Others Injuries), By End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centre, Others) and by Geography - Opportunities & Forecast, 2018-2025", which delivers a precise insight about the Global Artificial Tendon and Ligament Market and their anticipated emergence across diverse sectors.
The aim of the present study was to detect the efficiency of low-field MRI scanner of 0.2 Tesla on anterior cruciate ligament injury in the knee joint and detection of other pathologies of the knee associated with anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Several studies have radiologically examined flavum ligament thickness and its association with age and lumbar levels in the early stages of degenerative cascade; examining the relationship of the inflammatory process with the occurrence of ligamentum flavum thickening and so on (1,3,4).
One of the most common athletic injuries in humans is damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee.
Jakob Henle who described "the most anterior fibers of the lateral collateral ligament curve forward at a nearly right angle and disappear into the edge of the meniscus." (14) Several more would go on to work on identifying the lateral knee structures including Dr.
El algoritmo de busqueda en la base de datos MEDLINE fue: discomalleolar[All Fields] AND ("ligaments"[MeSH Terms] OR "ligaments"[All Fields] OR "ligament"[All Fields]) OR discomallear ligament.
In addition, the advantages of preserving the proprioceptive functions of the ligament and having surgery with less morbidity are endured.
The primary injury is a stretching or tearing of the anterior talofibular ligament. We classify these as Grades 1, 2 or 3.
excision of endometriotic nidus and separation of pelvic cavity adhesion) was performed for the control group, while regular operation and sacrospinous ligament excision were conducted for the observation group.
Round ligament fibroids are not common benign tumors and can present as inguinal, adnexal, or vulvar masses due to its anatomical extension.
Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon Mr Mark Dunbar regularly performs knee ligament surgery, meniscal surgery and joint replacement surgery including revision knee surgery at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, just a 30-minute drive from Birmingham city centre.
Objective: To assess the mid-term functional outcome of arthroscopic assisted anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) graft based upon subjective scores.