Accession Number : ADD012714
Title : Polyactic-Polyglycolic Acid Copolymer Combined with Decalcified Freeze-Dried Bone for Use as a Bone Repair Material.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Schmitz,John P
Report Date : 20 Jan 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : A novel bone repair material consisting essential of decalcified freeze-dried bone and biodegradable, biocompatible copolymer has been developed for improving and accelerating the healing of osseous tissue. The bone repair material was prepared by combining decalcified bone with a copolymer consisting essentially of a 50:50 poly(L)(-)lactide co-glycolide. Keywords: bones, bone fractures.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *OSTEOGENESIS, COPOLYMERS, BONES, MATERIALS, REPAIR, HEALING, BONE FRACTURES, LACTIC ACID
Subject Categories : Biochemistry
Anatomy and Physiology
Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE