Paper| Volume 23, ISSUE 7, P467-470, 1992

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A study of diaphyseal fracture repair using tissue isolation techniques

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      The repair of an osteotomy of the rabbit tibia was studied by arterial radiography and by histology following selective isolation of the potential sources of the fracture callus. The periosteum was isolated by reaming and nailing the medullary cavity and the bone marrow was isolated by applying a Silastic sheath around the shaft. The results revealed certain features of periosteal and medullary healing.
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