Physicochemical Effect of an Electric Potential on Bone Growth

  • R. Wollast
  • M. Hinsenkamp
  • F. Burny
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This paper is a brief review of the possible effects of an electric potential on the rate and direction of bone growth, restricted to the physicochemical process.


Bone Growth Ionic Migration Electrophoretic Velocity Physicochemical Effect Crystal Structural Modeling 
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  • R. Wollast
  • M. Hinsenkamp
  • F. Burny

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