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The most common anatomical sites of arterial injury in the extremities: A review of 75 angiographically-proven cases
The incidence of vascular injury has increased worldwide. In an attempt to quantitate the specific arteries most commonly involved in the extremities, we reviewed 75 patients with extremity trauma who were evaluated with ...
The role of myoendothelial gap junctions in the formation of arterial aneurysms: The hypothesis of "connexin 43:40 stoichiometry"
Heterocellular myoendothelial gap junctions (MEGJs) are essential in coordinating and regulating vasomotion. Little is known about their potential role in disease states. We discuss how alteration in the Cx 43:40 expression ...
The Roman Empire legacy of Galen (129–200 AD)
Introduction Galen of Pergamum was the physician of Roman Emperors and contributed to our early understanding of medicine and anatomy. Herein, we present a short biography of Galen and review his multiple contributions to ...
The long thoracic nerve as a donor for facial nerve reanimation procedures: Cadaveric feasibility study: Laboratory investigation
Object. Injury of the facial nerve with resultant facial muscle paralysis may result in other significant complications such as corneal ulceration. To the authors' knowledge, neurotization to the facial nerve using the ...
What did Avicenna (Ibn Sina, 980-1037 A.D.) look like?
We present a reconstruction of Avicenna's face from the only photograph of his skull available today. The photograph is more than 50 years old, and was obtained during the exhumation of Avicenna's tomb in Hamadan for ...