Recombinant human BMP-2 enhances the effects of materials used for reconstruction of large cranial defects.

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PURPOSE Cranial defect reconstruction presents 2 challenges: induction of new bone formation, and providing structural support during the healing process. This study compares quantity and quality of new bone formation based on various materials and support frameworks. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighteen dogs underwent surgical removal of a significant portion… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2007.06.626

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@article{Elsalanty2008RecombinantHB, title={Recombinant human BMP-2 enhances the effects of materials used for reconstruction of large cranial defects.}, author={Mohammed E. Elsalanty and Yong-Chen Por and David G. Genecov and Kenneth E. Salyer and Qian Wang and Carlos Ra{\'u}l Barcel{\'o} and Karen Troxler and E M Gendler and Lynne A. Opperman}, journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons}, year={2008}, volume={66 2}, pages={277-85} }