Analysis of calvarial bone defects in rats using microcomputed tomography: potential for a novel composite material and a new quantitative measurement


Efeoglu C., Burke J. L., Parsons A. J., Aitchison G. A., Scotchford C., Rudd C., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.47, no.8, pp.616-621, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2009.02.010
  • Journal Name: BRITISH JOURNAL OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.616-621
  • Keywords: Micro-CT, Synthetic bone substitutes, Critical size bone defects, Bone regeneration, MICRO-COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, MORPHOMETRIC-ANALYSIS, SODIUM-PHOSPHATE, CANCELLOUS BONE, ANIMAL-MODEL, REGENERATION, POLYMERIZATION, SYSTEM, REPAIR, CT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Reconstruction of craniomaxillofacial defects is a challenge for surgeons and has psychological and functional burdens for patients. Undoubtedly, there is a need for improved biomaterials and techniques for craniomaxillofacial reconstruction.