volume 40, issue 8, Pe453-e460 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.03.004
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Akira Matsuo, Hidetoshi Takahashi, Harutsugi Abukawa, Daichi Chikazu

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate tray fit and bone quality of particulate cancellous bone and marrow (PCBM) mandibular reconstruction using custom-made bioresorbable forged composites of a raw particulate hydroxyapatite/poly-L-lactide (HA/PLLA) tray in a dog model. Mesh sheets of HA/PLLA were formed in a tray shape according to the mandible stereolithographs of 14 beagle dogs. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) was obtained from venous blood, and PCBM was harvested from the iliac crest. Bone defects were made…

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