The effect of COX-2 inhibitors on periprosthetic osteolysis.

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We aimed to test the hypothesis that COX(cyclooxygenase)-2 inhibitors suppress periprosthetic osteolysis in a rabbit model. Porous coated titanium bar was inserted into distal femur of 24 skeletally mature New Zealand white rabbits. The rabbits were randomized into 3 groups. Group I (8 rabbits) was the control group. In Group II (8 rabbits), 5mg of… (More)

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@article{Im2004TheEO, title={The effect of COX-2 inhibitors on periprosthetic osteolysis.}, author={G J Im and Bong-Cheol Kwon and Kee-Byung Lee}, journal={Biomaterials}, year={2004}, volume={25 2}, pages={269-75} }