The effect of partial periosteal division on growth of the long bones. An experimental study in rabbits.

@article{Dimitriou1988TheEO,
  title={The effect of partial periosteal division on growth of the long bones. An experimental study in rabbits.},
  author={Christos G. Dimitriou and George A. Kapetanos and Panayotis P Symeonides},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1988},
  volume={236},
  pages={265-9}
}
The mode of action of the periosteum in the growth of the long bones was investigated by comparing the activity of the growth plate after hemicircumferential and longitudinal periosteal incisions. Twenty-eight rabbits were divided into three groups. A longitudinal periosteum incision was made on the medial upper tibia in rabbits of Group A, and a hemicircumferential periosteum incision was made in Group B. An incision of the skin and superficial tissue only, similar to the skin incision of… CONTINUE READING

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