Revision THR: Bisphosphonate rinse of morcellised bone grafts prevents bone resorption
Rinsing morcellised bone grafts with bisphosphonate solution prevents their resorption. A prospective randomised double-blinded study.J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2006 Aug;88(8):993-6
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
15 patients who were undergoing revision total hip replacement were randomized to receive a morcellised compacted bone allograft rinsed in either a bisphosphonate solution or in a saline solution. After 3 months, the bone mineral density of the saline patients decreased significantly, and then levelled off. In contrast, bone density increased in the first 3 months after surgery before levelling o...
Continuing Medical Education Credits
You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.LEARN MORE