Orthopedic basic science & research on trauma
Principles of Bone Healing
from Neurosurg Focus 10(4), 2001
Iain H. Kalfas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Department of Neurosurgery, Section of Spinal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
Our contemporary understanding of bone healing has evolved due to knowledge gleaned from a continuous interaction between basic laboratory investigations and clinical observations following procedures to augment...
Added: Mon Apr 10 2006
OTA paper 1998
To determine if intramedullary reaming causes temperature elevation in cortical bone of sufficient magnitude to cause thermal necrosis. Secondly to determine if intermittent IM irrigation or the use of sharp reamers will reduce this temperature elevation.
linical Application: Whenever possible, sharp reamers should be employed. In patients who require...
Added: Sun Sep 04 2005