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Volume:3 Issue:11 Number:12 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7307
Ace Report Cover Trauma

OTA 2014: Early results of a blood plasma bone putty encouraging in open tibial fractures

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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2014: Early results of a blood plasma bone putty encouraging in open tibial fractures. ACE Report. 2014;3(11):12. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7307

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

First Clinical Use of a Novel Plasma-Based Biomaterial to Augment the Healing of Open Tibial Fractures

Contributing Authors: B Bernstein S Maqungo M Nortje D North

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30 patients with an open tibia fracture (Gustilo type II, IIIA, IIIB) were included and randomized. Ten patients were randomized to nonaugmented fixation, and 20 were allocated to receive the application of a novel plasma-based bone putty to the fracture site during reduction and fixation. The purpose of this study was to compare bone and soft tissue healing between groups over the first year afte...

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