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Haemodynamics of Bone Healing in a Model Stable Fracture

  • R. N. Brueton
  • W. J. Revell
  • M. Brookes
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 247)

Abstract

It is generally held that the normal vascular response to the occurence of a bone fracture is a prominent elevation of the blood supply to the bone as a whole, and especiallv the fracture site (Lexer et al.. 1904; Axhausen. 1926).

Keywords

Fracture Site Blood Flow Rate Bone Consolidation Bone Blood Flow Reduce Flow Rate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. N. Brueton
    • 1
  • W. J. Revell
    • 1
  • M. Brookes
    • 1
  1. 1.Academic Orthopaedic Research Laboratories Rayne InstituteSt.Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK

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