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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 4094161, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4094161
Research Article

Cementless Titanium Mesh Fixation of Osteoporotic Burst Fractures of the Lumbar Spine Leads to Bony Healing: Results of an Experimental Sheep Model

1Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Rostock, Medical Center, Schillingallee 35, 18057 Rostock, Germany
2Clinic for Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Rostock, Medical Center, Schillingallee 35, 18059 Rostock, Germany
3Institute for Biomedical Engineering, University of Rostock, F. Barnewitz-Straße 4, 18119 Rostock, Germany
4Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology, Chair of Mechanical Engineering Design/Lightweight Design, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Straße 2, 18059 Rostock, Germany
5Rudolf-Zenker Institute for Experimental Surgery, University of Rostock, Medical Center, Schillingallee 69a, 18057 Rostock, Germany
6Department of Trauma, Orthopedic and Reconstructive Surgery, Munich Municipal Hospital Group, Clinic Harlaching, Sanatoriumsplatz 2, 81545 Munich, Germany

Received 12 November 2015; Accepted 4 February 2016

Academic Editor: Carmine Zoccali

Copyright © 2016 Anica Eschler 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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