Raman spectroscopic analysis of combat-related heterotopic ossification development.

@article{Crane2013RamanSA,
  title={Raman spectroscopic analysis of combat-related heterotopic ossification development.},
  author={Nicole J. Crane and Elizabeth M Polfer and Eric A. Elster and Benjamin Kyle Potter and Jonathan Agner Forsberg},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={335-42}
}
Over 60% of our severely combat-injured patient population develops radiographically apparent heterotopic ossification. Nearly a third of these require surgical excision of symptomatic lesions, a procedure that is fraught with complications, and delays or regresses functional rehabilitation in many cases. Unfortunately, for the combat injured, medical contraindications and logistical limitations limit widespread use of conventional means of primary prophylaxis. Better means of risk… CONTINUE READING

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