lower extremity


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low·er limb

[TA]
the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.

low·er limb

(lō'ĕr lim) [TA]
The hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
Synonym(s): lower extremity.

lower extremity

The lower limb, including the hip, thigh, leg, ankle, and foot.
See also: extremity
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Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Turkish version of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale on patients with knee injuries.
Patients who were diagnosed with fracture of lower extremity and treated surgically
The multiple linear regression analysis was performed for the relevant factors influencing the alignment of the lower extremity. Statistical significance was set at P < 0.05 (two tailed).
Nature of Lower Extremity Injuries Knee (Nonligamentous-Non meniscus), 2, 1% Hamstring, 41, 26% Ankle ligament, 34, 22% Adductor, 25, 16% MCL, 12, 8% PLC, 12, 8% Quadriceps, 9, 6% LCL, 6, 4% ACL, 5, 3% Medial Meniscus, 4, 3% Lateral Meniscus , 3, 2% Ankle Nonligamentous, 2, 1% Knee (Non-ligamentous-Non meniscus), 2, 1% Hamstring, 41, 26% Note: Table made from pie chart.
The prevalence of upper extremity DVT is not accurately known in comparison to lower extremity DVT.
Risk factors for lower extremity amputation in patients with diabetic foot ulcers: a hospital-based case-control study.
These participants had no history of lower extremity injuries in the six months prior to the study.
Higher contact velocity results in flatter contour of the deformed front-end structure, and consequently the different contact surface for lower extremity affects the knee joint bending angle and other kinematical characteristic.
Group 1 was defined as lower extremity stress fractures that occurred during the 6-month period prior to implementation of the PRT program, from April to September 2010.
In addition, the effectiveness inevitably needs to be verified when designing the lower extremity exoskeleton.
Gustilov classification [3,4,5] along with the Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS) and Limb Salvage Index (LSI) are used as predictors of prognosis in the patients with lower extremity injuries.
Widespread thrombosis involving lower extremity veins is more frequent in patients with IVC anomalies than in those without it (Gayer et al 2003).

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