Florian-Dominique Naal

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AIM Reconstruction of bone defects due to malignant tumors can be realized by several methods. Up to now, two methods, irradiation and autoclaving, are available for extracorporeally devitalizing resected tumor-bearing osteochondral segments. Previous investigations have shown that human normal and tumor cells in culture were irreversibly impaired when(More)
BACKGROUND In orthopedic surgery, sterilization of bone used for reconstruction of osteoarticular defects caused by malignant tumors is carried out in different ways. At present, to devitalize tumor-bearing osteochondral segments, extracorporal irradiation or autoclaving is mainly used, although both methods have substantial disadvantages, e.g. loss of(More)
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