Histomorphometry of initial bone healing around zirconium implants in rats.

  title={Histomorphometry of initial bone healing around zirconium implants in rats.},
  author={R{\'o}mulo Luis Cabrini and Mar{\'i}a Beatriz Guglielmotti and Jos{\'e} Almagro},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  volume={2 4},
Histometric evaluations as a function of time were performed with zirconium implants during the healing period in 10 Wistar rats. The implants (7 mm x 1 mm x 0.1 mm) were placed in the right tibia of the animals. Five rats were killed after 14 days and the remainder were sacrificed 30 days after implantation. The tibiae were resected, radiographed, and embedded in poly(methyl methacrylate). Three cross-sections were obtained transverse to the major axis of each tibia. Osseointegrated tissue… CONTINUE READING

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