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The Classic: On the Inner Architecture of Bones and its Importance for Bone Growth

(Ueber die innere Architectur der Knochen und ihre Bedeutung für die Frage vom Knochenwachsthum)

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This Classic article is a translation and abridgment by M.O. Heller, W.R. Taylor, N. Aslanidis, and Georg N. Duda of the original work by Julius Wolff, Ueber die Innere Architectur der Knochen und ihre Bedeutung für die Frage vom Knochenwachstum (supplemental materials are available with the online version of CORR). An accompanying biographical sketch on Julius Wolff is available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-010-1258-z. A second Classic article is available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-010-1240-9. An accompanying Editorial is available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-010-1238-3. The Classic Article is ©1870 and is reprinted from Wolff J. Ueber die innere Architectur der Knochen und ihre Bedeutung für die Frage vom Knochenwachsthum. Virchows Arch Pathol Anat Physiol. 1870;50:389–450.

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Correspondence to Julius Wolff MD.

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Translated and abridged by M.O. Heller, PhD, W.R. Taylor, PhD, N. Aslanidis, and Georg N. Duda, PhD.

Georg N. Duda (✉) Charite, Forschungs Labor der Unfallchirurgie, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany e-mail: georg.duda@charite.de

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Wolff, J. The Classic: On the Inner Architecture of Bones and its Importance for Bone Growth. Clin Orthop Relat Res 468, 1056–1065 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11999-010-1239-2

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Keywords

  • Femoral Neck
  • Femoral Head
  • Cancellous Bone
  • Proximal Femur
  • Bone Growth