Remodeling of compact bone studied with lead acetate as an intravital stain.

@article{Yen1977RemodelingOC,
  title={Remodeling of compact bone studied with lead acetate as an intravital stain.},
  author={Peggy K Yen and James H. F. Shaw},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1977},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={961-6}
}
Remodeling of the osteons or Haversian canal system in compact bone was studied in young monkeys that received serial injections of lead acetate as an intravital strain. The successive stages of the formation of an osteon have been demonstrated. The rate of the filling of the lamellar bone decelerated as the lumen of the Haversian canal decreased. The total… CONTINUE READING