News tagged with pelvis

Age tied to spread of rectal cancer to lymph nodes

Rectal cancer is more likely to spread to the lymph nodes in younger patients, according to new findings that Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers will be presenting on October 29 at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's ...

Oct 28, 2012
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Malaysian hospital separates conjoined twins

Conjoined 15-month-old twins attached at the pelvis and sharing three legs were successfully separated at a Malaysian hospital in a complex 24-hour operation, reports said Saturday.

Jul 28, 2012
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Artificial hips find some sports wearing

A growing number of patients want to return to sport, and in some cases high-impact sports like jogging and soccer, after total hip replacement (or arthroplasty) operations. Although many surgeons already recommend certain ...

Apr 26, 2012
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Pelvis

The pelvis is an anatomical structure found in humans (see human pelvis) or in animals. It contains a large compound bone structure at the base of the spine, which is connected with the legs or rear limbs. This bony structure is called the pelvis skeleton or bony pelvis, and consists of os coxa, sacrum and coccyx.

The synsacrum is a skeletal structure, mainly described in birds and dinosaurs.

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