Wear Debris, Bone Resorption Animal Models

Authored by: Xiaochao Wei , Regis J. O'Keefe , Edward M. Schwarz

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120043168

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Abstract

Above all, wear debris-induced osteolysis is associated with complex cellular responses that involve many biological factors. This article discusses these factors and utilizes animal studies in examining the etiology of human disease.

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