Published in Blood Weekly, February 24th, 2005
"The results are presented of eight patients who had partial mandibulectomies for malignant tumors and were secondarily reconstructed with pre-shaped 2.3 mm titanium plates, autogenous particulate cortico-cancellous bone grafts and platelet rich plasma," researchers in the Netherlands report.
"Healing was uneventful in all cases and when prosthodontically needed, implants were inserted after approximately 6 months, while biopsies were taken. The histology showed bone remodeling in six cases," said M.A.W. Merkx and coworkers, "while in one case after 6...
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