Osteoporotic effect on bone repair in lumbar vertebral body defects in a rat model.

@article{Sakata2018OsteoporoticEO,
  title={Osteoporotic effect on bone repair in lumbar vertebral body defects in a rat model.},
  author={Munehiro Sakata and Hitoshi Tonomura and Tomonori Itsuji and Hidenobu Ishibashi and Ryota Takatori and Yasuo Mikami and Masateru Nagae and Ken Matsuda and Masaki Tanaka and Toshikazu Kubo},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={2309499018770349}
}
INTRODUCTION The number of patients who suffered from osteoporotic vertebral fractures is increasing. Osteoporosis has been reported to affect the healing process using long bone models. However, few studies have reported using vertebrae. In this study, we created a bone defect in the anterior part of vertebral body in ovariectomized rat and evaluated the… CONTINUE READING