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Grun, NG; Holweg, PL; Donohue, N; Klestil, T; Weinberg, AM.
Resorbable implants in pediatric fracture treatment
INNOV SURG SCI. 2018; 3(2): 119-125.
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Donohue Nicholas
Grün Nicole
Holweg Patrick
Weinberg Annelie-Martina
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Abstract:
Pediatric osteosynthesis has developed over the last 20 years, thereby reducing medical and economic burden, including long and expensive hospitalization. Currently, conventional and rigid alloying systems such as titanium are used for stabilization of bone fractures in children. In many cases, implants must be removed, as otherwise growth would be impeded. Biodegradable implant materials exhibit beneficial properties and would make a second removal surgery unnecessary. In the following article, we will give an overview of implant materials that are currently used in pediatric traumatology with a focus on Mg-based implants. Furthermore, we will discuss current scientific knowledge on resorbable implants, including results from pre-clinics and clinics.

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