Advances in Orthopedic Surgery / 2014 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Evaluation of Amniotic-Derived Membrane Biomaterial as an Adjunct for Repair of Critical Sized Bone Defects

Figure 1

Radiographs of critical size femoral gap defects in the rat. (a) Control group 1 empty defect. Note the lack of any significant bone present. (b) Group 2 bone graft alone; new bone is present but not bridging. (c) Group 3 bone graft plus the addition of amniotic membrane allograft with robust bone formation and complete bridging of defect gap.

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