Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, July 20th, 2007
Study 1: Current study results from the report, "Age-related factors affecting the postyield energy dissipation of human cortical bone," have been published. According to recent research from the United States, "The risk of bone fracture depends in part on tissue quality, not just the size and mass. This study assessed the postyield energy dissipation of cortical bone in tension as a function of age and composition."
"Specimens were prepared from tibiae of human cadavers in which male and female donors were divided into two age groups: middle aged (51 to 56 years, n=9) and...
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