Epidermal growth factor enhances spinal fusion: Posterolateral lumbar fusion model on rats


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Cetin E., Daldal I., Eren A., AKARCA DİZAKAR S. Ö. , ÖMEROĞLU S., Uzuner B., ...More

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.53, no.2, pp.134-139, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aott.2019.01.005
  • Journal Name: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-139
  • Keywords: Epidermal growth factor, Spinal fusion, Bone formation, Posterolateral fusion, Rat model, BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN-2, REGENERATION, COMBINATION, MARROW
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of human recombinant epidermal growth factor (EGF) on posterolateral lumbar fusion in a rat model.