Growth factors--BMPs, DBMs, and buffy coat products: are there any proven differences amongst them?

@article{Veillette2007GrowthFD,
  title={Growth factors--BMPs, DBMs, and buffy coat products: are there any proven differences amongst them?},
  author={Christian Veillette and Michael D. McKee},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 Suppl 1},
  pages={S38-48}
}
Advances in the understanding of bone repair and improved biotechnology have led to the introduction of new strategies for orthopedic surgeons to control and modulate bone healing using growth factors. However, many orthopedic surgeons are uncertain about the current levels of evidence supporting the use of materials that possess these properties and their therapeutic role in the management of skeletal problems such as fracture, long-bone nonunion, and spine fusion. In particular, the… CONTINUE READING

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