Early effect of parathyroid hormone (1-34) on implant fixation.

  title={Early effect of parathyroid hormone (1-34) on implant fixation.},
  author={Ralf Skripitz and Per Aspenberg},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Intermittent systemic administration of parathyroid hormone increases bone formation by stimulating osteoblastic activity. The current study determined how parathyroid hormone (1-34) administration influences the bony fixation of stainless steel screws with time. A screw was implanted in the left tibia and a metal rod was implanted in the right tibia in 30 adult male rats that then were injected three times a week with human parathyroid hormone (1-34) at 60 microg/kg/injection (n = 15) or… CONTINUE READING

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