Verhandlungen pp 1208-1209 | Cite as

The growth of the epiphyseal plate in mammalian long bones

  • J. Trueta
  • K. Little


The purpose of this paper is partly to show how electron microscopy can be of use in filling in details in a problem where the bulk of the work is more usefully and conveniently done using other techniques; and partly to show how the injection method for tracing blood vessels is useful in electron microscopy.


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    Trueta, J. and W. Harrison: J. Bone Jt. Surg. 35 B, 442 (1953).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Trueta
    • 1
  • K. Little
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuffield Orthopaedic CentreOxfordEngland

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