This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.
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.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Injury
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
- Early histological and ultrastructural changes in medullary callus.J. Bone Joint Surg. 1991; 73A: 832
- The vascular contribution to the callus of fracture.Surg. Gynecol. Obstet. 1965; 120: 731
- Reaming of the medullary cavity and its effect on diaphyseal bone. A fluoroscopic, microangiographic and histological study on the rabbit tibia and dog femur.Acta Orthop. Scand. Suppl. 128. 1969;
- A histological study of the early phases of bone repair.J. Bone Joint Surg. 1930; 12: 825
- Lippincott, Philadelphia1979 The Histophysiology of Cartilage, Bone and Joints.
- The cartilaginous fracture callus in rats.Acta Orthop. Scand. 1987; 58: 244
- Uber die bedeutung des parostealen gewebes in der heilung diaphysarer frakturen.Z. Gesamte Exp. Med. 1967; 144: 179
- Vascularisation in the Healing of Fractures. Born NVU, Amsterdam1963
- The biology of fracture healing of long bones.J. Bone Joint Surg. 1978; 60B: 150
- The relative contributions of individual osseous circulations to diaphyseal cortical blood supply.J. Orthop. Trauma. 1990; 4: 441
Accepted: January 27, 1992
© 1992 Published by Elsevier Inc.