volume 8, issue 3, P85-97 1974
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820080310
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Abstract: SummaryA study of the tissue compatibility of aluminum oxide implants under different stress conditions in rabbits was performed over four-and eight-week implantation periods. The specific objectives were to examine endosteal bone ingrowth into aluminum oxide coneshaped plugs in amputated tibiae, while additional pellet-shaped implants in the tibiae and femora of rabbits with amputated and nonamputated limbs were studied to determine: 1) if the degree of loading placed on the amputated limb was sufficient to …

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