Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 22nd, 2004
"The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of estrogen replacement therapy on bone healing around titanium implants in osteoporotic rats. Sixty 32-week-old female SD rats were used in this study. Ovariectomies were performed in 40 rats, and other 20 rats had sham operation," researchers at Sichuan University in China report.
"Eighty-four days after surgery," M.C. Qi and associates said, "osteoporotic changes in proximal tibiae were seen in four ovariectomized rats when compared with two sham-operated rats. Then, pure titanium...
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