Application of BMP-7 to tibial non-unions: a 3-year multicenter experience.

  title={Application of BMP-7 to tibial non-unions: a 3-year multicenter experience.},
  author={Nikolaos K Kanakaris and Giorgio Maria Calori and R. Verdonk and Peter J Burssens and Pietro De Biase and Rodolfo Capanna and Luca Briatico Vangosa and P. Cherubino and Franco Baldo and Jukka Y. Ristiniemi and George M. Kontakis and Peter V Giannoudis},
  volume={39 Suppl 2},
SUMMARY The effective treatment of the often debilitating, longlasting and large-asset-consuming complication of fracture non-unions has been in the centre of scientific interest the last decades. The use of alternative bone substitutes to the gold standard of autologous graft includes the osteoinductive molecules named bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs). A multicenter registry and database ( focused on the application of BMP-7/OP-1 was created in December 2005. We present… CONTINUE READING
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