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Cortical Histomorphometry of the Human Humerus During Ontogeny

Overview of attention for article published in Calcified Tissue International, April 2017
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Title
Cortical Histomorphometry of the Human Humerus During Ontogeny
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Calcified Tissue International, April 2017
DOI 10.1007/s00223-017-0268-1
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Rosie Pitfield, Justyna J. Miszkiewicz, Patrick Mahoney

Abstract

Modeling and remodeling are two key determinants of human skeletal growth though little is known about the histomorphometry of cortical bone during ontogeny. In this study, we examined the density and geometric properties of primary and secondary osteons (osteon area and diameter, vascular canal area and diameter) in subperiosteal cortical bone from the human humerus (n = 84) between birth and age 18 years. Sections were removed from the anterior midshaft aspect of humeri from skeletons. Age-at-death was reconstructed using standard osteological techniques. Analyses revealed significant correlation between the histomorphometric variables and age. Higher densities of primary osteons occurred between infancy and 7 years of age but were almost completely replaced by secondary osteons after 14 years of age. The geometry of primary osteons was less clearly related to age. Secondary osteons were visible after 2 years of age and reached their greatest densities in the oldest individuals. Osteon size was positively but weakly influenced by age. Our data imply that modeling and remodeling are age-dependent processes that vary markedly from birth to adulthood in the human humerus.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 17 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 53%
Unspecified 2 12%
Student > Master 2 12%
Lecturer 1 6%
Professor 1 6%
Other 2 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 5 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 24%
Social Sciences 4 24%
Materials Science 1 6%
Chemistry 1 6%
Other 2 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 May 2017.
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#3,545,906
of 13,896,710 outputs
Outputs from Calcified Tissue International
#293
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#80,778
of 265,986 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Calcified Tissue International
#4
of 21 outputs
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