Konstantinos Papaioannou

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PURPOSE To compare in vitro the attachment and proliferation of human osteoblast-like cells (MG63) on tissue culture plates and guided bone regeneration (GBR) membranes in the absence or presence of nicotine. MATERIALS AND METHODS Membrane samples were fixed to wells and the cell number (CN) was counted after 24 hours (attachment assay) or 5 days(More)
BACKGROUND Soft tissue necrosis following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may be the cause of the devastating complication of deep infection. It necessitates an immediate operative intervention because it could potentially jeopardise the arthroplasty or even the limb. METHODS Sixteen consecutive patients with a mean age of 73,8 years (range 47 to76 years)(More)
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