Nandi, Samit K and Kundu, Biswanath and Datta, Someswar and De, Dipak K and Basu, Debabrata (2009) The repair of segmental bone defects with porous bioglass: An experimental study in goat. Research in Veterinary Science, 86 (1). pp. 162-173. ISSN 0034-5288

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This study was exclusively conducted to evaluate healing of surgically created defects on the radius of adult Black Bengal goat after implantation of porous bioglass blocks and compare the process kinetics with normal healing. Twelve Black Bengal goats were divided randomly into two groups: control and experimental group implanted with bioglass blocks. Unicortical bone defects in radius were generated in all animals under aseptic condition. Local inflammatory reaction and healing of wound, radiological investigations, histological studies, oxytetracycline leveling and angiographic studies were performed up to 90th day post-operatively and compared with normal healing. It has been found that extensive new bone formation originating from host bone towards the implant whereas in control, the process was active from both the ends; the defect site appeared as homogenous nonfluorescent area. Thus, porous bioglass promoted bone formation over the entire extension of the defect independent of size of block in comparison to control group. (c) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Black Bengal goats; Bioglass; Radiology; Histology; Oxytetracycline leveling study; Angiography
Subjects: Glass
Divisions: Bioceramics & Coating
Depositing User: Bidhan Chaudhuri
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2012 12:00
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2016 06:22

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