Jarkko JP Jaatinen

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Amorphous diamond (AD) is a durable and compatible biomaterial for joint prostheses. Knowledge regarding bone growth on AD-coated implants and their early-stage osseointegration is poor. We investigated bone growth on AD-coated cementless intramedullary implants implanted in rats. Titanium was chosen as a reference due to its(More)
Infusions of branched chain amino acids (BCAA) have been shown to have several CNS-mediated effects including antinociceptive action. We investigated the effects of BCAA infusion on pain perception, respiratory control, and plasma monoamine concentrations. Six healthy female volunteers were given in a double-blind, random, crossover design an 8-h infusion(More)
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