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Experimental study on growth of epiphysial plate: free graft in rabbits.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8369879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The growth potential of a free graft of an epiphysial plate was investigated in rabbits. Two epiphysial plate grafts were harvested from each iliac crest. One was grafted to the head (onto bone) and the other to the ear (onto cartilage). Both of the epiphysial plates enlarged to a maximum height of 1.4 cm and became similar to iliac crests. Enchondral ossification was observed up till approximately 28 weeks of age. We conclude that an epiphysial plate has growth potential after free heterotopic transplantation.
Authors:
T Takato; K Harii; Y Komuro; Y Yonehara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of plastic surgery     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0007-1226     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-10-14     Completed Date:  1993-10-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984714R     Medline TA:  Br J Plast Surg     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Ear Cartilage / surgery
Female
Growth Plate / growth & development*,  transplantation*
Ilium / surgery
Osteogenesis
Rabbits
Time Factors

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