Resorption time and tissue reactions with magnesium rods in rats and rabbits


Studies in rats and rabbits show that pure (99.8+%) magnesium wires with a diameter of 0.25 and 0.50 mm, which are implanted subcutaneously and intramuscularly, will be totally resorbed within 20 weeks but will be dissolved completely within 10 weeks if they are treated with 10% acetic acid before implantation. According to morphologic and electromyographic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00289636


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