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Behavior of the extensor pollicis longus tendon in experiment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  464756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Several experimental rupture tests of the extensor pollicis longus tendon proved that a rupture of a tendon caused by experiments is located in a region in which the rupture is mainly found clinically as well. By using a newly developed Silicon impression system it can be proved that in the course of a tendon there is always a certain place which has the smallest cross section. This is more or less identical with the location of the rupture. Thus, ruptures of the extensor pollicis longus tendon can be experimentally simulated.
K H Wilhelm; L I Qvick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of orthopaedic and traumatic surgery. Archiv für orthopädische und Unfall-Chirurgie     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0344-8444     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Orthop Trauma Surg     Publication Date:  1979 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-25     Completed Date:  1979-09-25     Revised Date:  2008-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803037     Medline TA:  Arch Orthop Trauma Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Tendon Injuries / physiopathology*
Tendons / physiopathology*
Tensile Strength

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