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EXPERIMENTAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY.

THOMPSON, T. C.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: July 1934
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1. Extensive muscular atrophy can be produced in rabbits by immobilization in plaster.

2. The extent of this atrophy can be considerably lessened by permitting weight-bearing.

3. Under the conditions of these experiments the calf muscles showed more atrophy than the thigh or hamstring muscles.

(C) 1934 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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