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Fractures, Compression

"Fractures, Compression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Crumbling or smashing of cancellous BONE by forces acting parallel to the long axis of bone. It is applied particularly to vertebral body fractures (SPINAL FRACTURES). (Blauvelt and Nelson, A Manual of Orthopedic Terminology, 1994, p4)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fractures, Compression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fractures, Compression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 67 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2011
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