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[The effect of osteoprotegerin on tendon-bone healing after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament: a histomorphological and radiographical study in the rabbit].

Authors
  • Dynybil, C1
  • Kawamura, S
  • Kim, H J
  • Ying, L
  • Perka, C
  • Rodeo, S A
  • 1 Klinik für Orthopädie, Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete
Publication Date
2006
Volume
144
Issue
2
Pages
179–186
Identifiers
PMID: 16625448
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Since tendon-bone healing requires new bone formation and bone ingrowth around a tendon graft, OPG may improve biologic graft fixation. A potential implication could be earlier return to function or better conditions in revision surgery.

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