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Bone Plates

"Bone Plates" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Implantable fracture fixation devices attached to bone fragments with screws to bridge the fracture gap and shield the fracture site from stress as bone heals. (UMDNS, 1999)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bone Plates" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Bone Plates" was a major or minor topic of these publication.