By Harry Skinner
The most recent scientific advances in orthopedics at your fingertips
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- An authoritative, well-organized resource of up to date, high-yield details on issues and ailments handled by means of orthopedic surgeons and comparable physicians
- Emphasizes the most important diagnostic good points of ailment states, the normal background of the ailments, the workup required for analysis, and the remedy
- Conveniently geared up via anatomic constitution, ailment, and process
- Includes pathophysiology, epidemiology, and laboratory and imaging stories whilst valuable for analysis or an realizing of the remedy
- More than six hundred illustrations
- Includes activities drugs, pediatric orthopedic surgical procedure, rehabilitation, and geriatric drugs
- Valuable to scholars, citizens and apartment officials of orthopedic surgical procedure, emergency room physicians, relations practitioners, common practitioners, and internists
- Ideal for certification and recertification
- An remarkable advent to the specialty
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Length-tension relationship—The amount of force a muscle can generate is dependent on muscle length; this length-tension relationship is shown in Figure 1-19. Typically, three regions of the length-tension relationship are described. 0 um. In this region, the amount of isometric tension increases in direct proportion to the increase in sarcomere length. 5 um in mammalian fibers, and in this range there is an optimal overlap between the thick and thin filaments. 5 um, the isometric force that can be produced decreases as a linear function of increases in sarcomere length, reflecting a progressive decrease in overlap between the thick and thin filaments.
Wu JZ, Herzog W: Elastic anisotropy of articular cartilage is associated with the microstructures of collagen fibers and chondrocytes. J Biomech 2002;35:931. IMPLANT MATERIALS IN ORTHOPEDICS Introduction The body is a harsh chemical environment for foreign materials. An implanted material can have its mechanical and biologic properties significantly altered by body fluids. Degradation mechanisms, such as corrosion or leaching, can be accelerated by ion concentrations and pH changes in body fluids.
Tissue thickness. Similar to creep, stress relaxation is the response of the tissue to compressive forces on the articular surface. An initial compressive phase, characterized by increased stress, is associated with fluid exudation. In the subsequent relaxation phase, stress decay is associated with fluid redistribution within the porous collagen-proteoglycan matrix. The rate of stress relaxation is used to determine the permeability coefficient of the tissue, and the equilibrium stress is used to measure the intrinsic compressive modulus of the solid matrix.
Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Orthopedics by Harry Skinner