Tag: "ligament" at biology news
Researchers use MRI to predict recovery after spinal cord injury
...include cord hemorrhage, swelling, soft tissue and ligament
injury, blood clots or herniated discs. Dr. Fehlings’ study included 100 patients with traumatic cervical SCI. The group consisted of 79 men and 21 women between the ages of 17 and 96. Complete motor and sensory SCI was seen in 26 patients, incomp...
Bones in motion: Brown scientists to create new 3-D X-ray system
...g to figure out the best way to repair a torn knee ligament
or an evolutionary biologist tracing the disappearance of digits in pigs would face a difficult task. To see the exact position and movement of bones and the ligaments, tendons and cartilage that surround them, would require cutting into flesh ?not a...
The effects of smoking on fractures and ligament injuries
...ined in cigarette smoke can undermine fracture and ligament
repair following injury. In addition, smokers have..., examined the effects of smoking on fractures and ligament
healing in mice and found that healing of both types of injury was delayed. The studies are publishe...
Cigarette smoking impedes tendon-to-bone healing
...nown about the effects of cigarettes on tendon and ligament
healing. There also are some gaps in medical knowledge about the prevalence of rotator cuff injuries. The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons in the shoulder that provide rotation, elevate the arm and stabilize the shoulder j...
Stem cells can repair torn tendons or ligaments
...adult stem cells can be used to make new tendon or ligament
tissue. Tendon and ligament
injuries present a major clinical challenge to orthopedic medicine. In the United States, at least ...