* Composite Biomaterial as a Carrier for Bone-Active Substances for Metaphyseal Tibial Bone Defect Reconstruction in Rats.

Restoring lost bone is a major challenge in orthopedic surgery. Currently available treatment strategies have shortcomings, such as risk of infection, nonunion, and excessive resorption. Our primary aim was to study if a commercially available gentamicin-containing composite calcium sulfate/hydroxyapatite biomaterial (GBM) could serve as a carrier for local… CONTINUE READING