Orthobiologics in Pediatric Sports Medicine

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Orthobiologics in Pediatric Sports Medicine

Orthobiologics are biological substances that allow injured muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bone to heal more quickly. They are found naturally in the body; at higher concentrations they can aid in…

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Orthobiologics in Pediatric Orthopedics

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Orthobiologics in Pediatric Orthopedics

Orthobiologics are biologic devices or products used in orthopedic surgery to augment or enhance bone formation. The use of orthobiologics in pediatric orthopedics is less frequent than in other orthopedic…

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Role of Bone Marrow Aspirate in Orthopedic Trauma

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Bone marrow aspirate grafting entails mesenchymal stem cell-containing bone marrow harvesting and injection into a fracture site to promote bone formation. Although the use of bone marrow aspirate in orthopedic…

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Bone Morphogenetic Protein

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Approximately 10 years ago bone morphogenic protein (BMP) was seen as a miraculous adjuvant to assist with bone growth. However, in the face of an increasing number of complications and…

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Applications of Tissue Engineering in Joint Arthroplasty

Oct 6, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Applications of Tissue Engineering in Joint Arthroplasty

Research in tissue engineering has undoubtedly achieved significant milestones in recent years. Although it is being applied in several disciplines, tissue engineering’s application is particularly advanced in orthopedic surgery and…

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