Comparison between coralline porus hidroxyapatite and osseous xenograft in rabbits

The purpose is to utilize coralline porous hydroxyapatite as osseous xenograft. It was utilized eleven New Zeland rabbits, wich it made pattern defect in the distal femoral mataphise. In this place was used coralline porous hidroxyapatite or autogenous graft. It was made clinical, macroscopic, radiologic and histologic study, with interval of two, four and twelve weeks. The comparatives results was similaries between the two implants types. It was concluded taht coralline porous hidroxyapatite is appropriate replacement for osseos autogenous grafts in rabbits.

Bone; Hydroxyapatites; Homogenous transplantation; Heterogenous transplantation; Rabbits

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