The effect of radiation on the shear strength of acrylic bone cement.

@article{Scullin1977TheEO,
  title={The effect of radiation on the shear strength of acrylic bone cement.},
  author={J P Scullin and Alan Seth Greenwald and Alan H Wilde and Richard Beck},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1977},
  volume={129},
  pages={201-4}
}
Bone loss due to secondary neoplastic disease of bone has frequently presented the orthopedic surgeon with difficult or insoluble problems of surgical management. Local radiation is the most effective, and widely used form of therapy for this type of metastatic disease. Levels of radiation in vitro comparable to therapeutic doses, as well as levels 6 times… CONTINUE READING