Enhancement of fracture healing with autogenous and allogeneic bone grafts.

@article{Stevenson1998EnhancementOF,
  title={Enhancement of fracture healing with autogenous and allogeneic bone grafts.},
  author={Says Stevenson},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1998},
  volume={355 Suppl},
  pages={S239-46}
}
  • Says Stevenson
  • Published 1998 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
The factors contributing to a delayed union or nonunion are many. In general they may be divided into three major categories: deficiencies in vascularity and angiogenesis, deficiencies in the robustness of the chondroosseous response, and deficiencies in stability, strain, or physical continuity. Frequently, deficiencies in more than one category are present, thus complicating the approach to therapy. For a bone grafts to enhance fracture healing, it must provide or stimulate that which is… CONTINUE READING
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