Tissue Engineering
1. Various Dosages of BMP-2 for Management of Massive Bone Defect in Sprague Dawley Rat

Achmad Kamal; Othdeh Samuel Halomoan Siahaan; Jessica Fiolin

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 498-505


  Background: BMP-2 has a crucial role in the treatment of extensive bone defect. However, data about the optimaldosage of BMP-2 in the massive bone defect casesis rare.Methods: Twenty-five SD rats were randomly allocated into a control group of hydroxyapatite (HA) alone (Group I),HA+BMP-2 1μg/mL (Group ...  Read More

Upper Extrimity
2. Potential Role of Local Estrogen in Enhancement of Fracture Healing: Preclinical Study in Rabbits

Mohammad Tahami; Behrooz Haddad; Armin Abtahian; Ali Hashemi; Amir Aminian; Sujith Konan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 323-329


        Background: Effects of estrogen on bone metabolism and its protective role on prevention of osteoporosis are well   documented. However, the efficacy of estrogen treatment on bone healing is not well investigated. The drug can be delivered both systemically or locally to the ...  Read More