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Foot and ankle biomechanics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12888945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With the advent of imaging advancements there has been renewed interest in the foot and ankle. However, many of the basic functions and biomechanical considerations of the bones, joints, and specialized tissues of the normal and dysfunctional foot and ankle remain unfamiliar to many radiologists. This article focuses on the basic biomechanics, normal alignment, and common alignment disorders of the foot and ankle that are relevant to radiologists.
Authors:
Jeffrey D Towers; Christopher T Deible; Sara K Golla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1089-7860     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-30     Completed Date:  2003-11-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9717520     Medline TA:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  67-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ankle / anatomy & histology,  physiology*
Ankle Injuries / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Biomechanics
Diagnostic Imaging
Dislocations / diagnosis,  physiopathology
Flatfoot
Foot / anatomy & histology,  physiology*
Foot Deformities / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Foot Injuries / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Gait / physiology*
Humans

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