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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 234093, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/234093
Research Article

External Mechanical Microstimuli Modulate the Osseointegration of Titanium Implants in Rat Tibiae

1Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
2Laboratory of Biomaterials, School of Dentistry, University of Geneva, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
3Laboratory of Applied Mechanics and Reliability Analysis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
4Division of Bone Diseases, Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Av de la Roseraie 64, University Hospital of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland

Received 12 July 2013; Revised 28 October 2013; Accepted 28 October 2013

Academic Editor: P. Bryant Chase

Copyright © 2013 Giovanna Zacchetti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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