osteogenesis imperfecta

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autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily

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Distraction osteogenesis for rapid orthodontic tooth movement is an effective technique.
The greater changes induced systemically by osteogenesis imperfecta, the greater the risk of significant malformations in the middle ear.
At present, there are many studies on the multifactor synergistic effects of osteogenesis and angiogenesis.
During distraction osteogenesis, the bone is surgically fractured, and an adjustable device is inserted to gradually increase the distance between the ends of the bone over the course of weeks.
This helps to prevent autograft resorption and ectopic bone formation as well as potential soft tissue interposition that can be seen with distraction osteogenesis.
Whole body vibration stimulates osteogenesis of MSCs through mechanotransduction, resulting in a bone mass increase [35, 39].
Wang and colleagues [17] demonstrated that Dkk-1 knockdown by an antisense oligonucleotide enhances the osteogenesis and proliferation of osteoblasts and attenuates adipocytic differentiation.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, who has osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease
CycleBar Westgate West will host Ride for Isla, a charity ride to benefit the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, on Oct.
The Ilizarov external fixator apparatus' use for this purpose relied on the principle of distraction osteogenesis; when two ends of a bone are distracted but the periosteum remains intact, new bone is laid down to fill the space.
Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder characterized by osteoporosis, recurrent bone fractures and, consequently, deformities.
Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder of increased bone fragility and low bone mass.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous group of disorders in which skeletal fragility and frequent fractures are the major features.
Five members of the Joven family, including the father, are suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder which makes bones very brittle.
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