A New Model to Study Healing of a Complex Femur Fracture with Concurrent Soft Tissue Injury in Sheep 63 cially in large animals

Abstract

High energy bone fractures resulting from impact trauma are often accompanied by subcutaneous soft tissue injuries, even if the skin remains intact. There is evidence that such closed soft tissue injuries affect the healing of bone fractures, and vice versa. Despite this knowledge, most impact trauma studies in animals have focussed on bone fractures or… (More)

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