soft tissue

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soft tissue

n.
Any of the non-bony, usually pliable structures of the body, including muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, fat, blood vessels, and nerves.

soft tissue

n
(Anatomy) the soft parts of the human body as distinct from bone and cartilage
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Furthermore, Halaven has been designated as an orphan drug for soft-tissue sarcoma in the United States and Japan.
Manual of soft-tissue management in orthopaedic trauma.
Soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities: Comparison of MR and CT in determining the extent of disease.
There, researchers say, it will provide physicians with unprecedented power to spot tumors, clogged arteries, and other soft-tissue problems.
Now, however, genetic profiling of several of the most common sarcomas--similar to the DNA fingerprinting used to identify criminals--may enable pathologists to accurately diagnose most soft-tissue sarcomas.
Studies show that early, controlled mobilization is better than immobilization for treatment of acute musculoskeletal soft-tissue injuries and even post-operative care.
ArthroCare's soft-tissue surgery systems consist of a controller unit and an assortment of disposable devices that are specialized for specific types of surgery.
Sales were driven by robust growth in arthroscopy and meaningful contributions from the new spinal surgery and ENT (ear, nose and throat) business units, both of which launched soft-tissue surgical systems during the quarter.
The soft-tissue surgery systems consist of a controller unit, and of assorted specialized, sterile, single-use, disposable devices.
Nasal endoscopy detected a friable soft-tissue mass above the right inferior turbinate (figure, A).
For controls, the researchers analyzed DNA from 175 healthy volunteers and from 25 people with noncancerous bone or soft-tissue tumors.