Essays about: "kyphosis"

Found 4 essays containing the word kyphosis.

  1. 1. Outcome of Lumbar Spine Surgery in Elite Athletes vs. Untrained : Matched Cohort Study from SWESPINE

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Bella Lagrange; [2018]
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    Abstract : Background: Low back pain may be treated surgically if a mechanical cause can be identified. In elite athletes,certain spinal adaptations have been described, from the diver’s kyphosis to the gymnast’s spondylolysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Arthrogryposis in calves

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Alexandra Odevall; [2016]
    Keywords : Artrogrypos; kalv; nöt; medfödd missbildning; Crooked Calf Disease; lupiner; lupinus; alkaloider; anagyrine; Arthrogryposis; calf; bovine; congenital deformity; lupines; alkaloids;

    Abstract : Arthrogryposis is a common congenital malformation in cattle and it affects the limbs through fibrosis of the joints leading to fixation. This is due to paralysis of the fetus because of alkaloid toxicosis in the pregnant dam during gestation day 40-70. When the fetus cannot move, the fibrosis develops in the joints and the extremities are fixated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevalence of congenital defects in Swedish Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire pig breeds and opinions on their prevalence in Swedish commercial herds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Petra Mattsson; [2011]
    Keywords : congenital defects; health trait; registration accuracy; interview; breeding program;

    Abstract : This study concerns congenital defects in pigs; umbilical and scrotal hernia, cryptorchidism, kyphosis, splay legs, anal atresia, intersexuality and congenital tremor. The aim was to describe and estimate the prevalence of these defects and estimate the heritability for the most frequent defects, scrotal hernia and cryptorchidism in purebred Swedish Hampshire, Landrace and Yorkshire populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Variation in back conformation and prevalence of ulcers on the shoulders : a cohort study of related Swedish Landrace and Landrace * Yorkshire sows

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Hanna Bradley; [2005]
    Keywords : sows; vertebrae; shoulder blade; genetic inheritance; kyphosis; back conformation; body condition score;

    Abstract : This study deals with two characters in pig conformation: status and health of the back and ulcers of the shoulder. The aim was to estimate prevalence and causes of variation for the characters focused. The effect of parity number, body condition score and reproductive stage was analysed. READ MORE