The synergistic effect of autograft and BMP-7 in the treatment of atrophic nonunions.

@article{Giannoudis2009TheSE,
  title={The synergistic effect of autograft and BMP-7 in the treatment of atrophic nonunions.},
  author={Peter V Giannoudis and Nikolaos K Kanakaris and R. Dimitriou and Ian Gill and Vinod Kolimarala and Richard John Montgomery},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2009},
  volume={467 12},
  pages={3239-48}
}
UNLABELLED Combining autologous bone graft and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) to treat long-bone fracture aseptic atrophic nonunions theoretically could promote bone healing at higher rates than each of these grafting agents separately. We retrospectively reviewed prospectively collected data on patient general characteristics, clinical outcomes, and complications over 3 years to determine the healing rates and the incidence of complications and adverse events of this… CONTINUE READING

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