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MUSCLE TONE IMBALANCE IN HUMAN UPPER EXTREMITY An experimental study of muscle adaptation to altered tension


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Title: MUSCLE TONE IMBALANCE IN HUMAN UPPER EXTREMITY An experimental study of muscle adaptation to altered tension
Authors: Einarsson, Fredrik
E-mail: fredrik.einarsson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 28-Nov-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: I. Passive mechanical features of single fibres from human muscle biopsies - effects of storage. Einarsson F, Runesson E, Fridén J. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 2008; 3:22
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II. Stress relaxation of human upper extremity muscles: implications for tensioning at tendon transfer surgery. Einarsson F, Runesson E, Fridén J. Manuscript.

III. Inferior mechanical properties of spastic muscle bundles due to hypertrophic but compromised extracellular matrix material. Lieber R, Runesson E, Einarsson F, Fridén J. Muscle and Nerve, 2003, 28; 11:464-471
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IV. Subscapularis muscle mechanics in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Einarsson F, Hultgren T, Ljung B-O, Runesson E, Fridén J., Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) 2008; 33:507-512
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V. Structural characteristic of the subscapularis muscle in children with medial rotation contracture of the shoulder after obstetric brachial plexus injury. Hultgren T, Einarsson F, Runesson E, Hemlin C, Fridén J, Ljung B-O. Manuscript

VI. The supraspinatus muscle in retracted rotator cuff tears responds normally to passive mechanical testing: a pilot study. Einarsson F, Runesson E, Karlsson J, Fridén J. Manuscript
Date of Defence: 2008-12-18
Disputation: Torsdagen den 18 december, kl. 9.00 i Aulan, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Blå stråket 5, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: muscle biopsy
freeze storage
upper extremity
shoulder
human muscle
sarcomere
stress-strain relationship
stress relaxation
stiffness
elasticity
mechanical testing
morphology
spasticity
obstetric brachial plexus palsy
rotator cuff tear
tendon transfer
Abstract: Aim: The aim of this thesis was to improve outcome after tendon transfer and rotator cuff surgery by investigating the impact on response to passive mechanical testing and change in structural characteristics associated with longstanding changes in the tension of skeletal muscle in the human upper extremities in vivo. Patients and methods: The investigational method was in vitro assessment of human upper extremity muscles. Muscle biopsies were harvested from both healthy controls and patient... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7610-4
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/18780
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