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Review Article

Histological, Histomorphometrical, and Biomechanical Studies of Bone-Implanted Medical Devices: Hard Resin Embedding

Figure 1

(a) Sheep tibial diaphysis six months after a roughened titanium alloy implantation. Toluidine Blue and Fast Green stain: in black, the material; in light green, the preexisting bone; in dark green, the newly formed bone. Left: magnification 1x; right: magnification 30x. (b) Sheep tibial diaphysis three months after a sandblasted titanium implantation. Stevenel’s blue and picrofuchsin stain: in black, the material; in fuchsia, the bone; in blue, the cells. Left: magnification 1x; right: magnification 30x. (c) Sheep iliac crest three months after a titanium screw implantation. Toluidine Blue and Fast Green stain: in black, the material; in light green, the preexisting bone; in dark green, the newly formed bone. Left: magnification 10x; right: magnification 30x. M: material; NB: new bone; Pr.B: preexisting bone; Ot: osteocytes; Oc: osteoclasts; OS: osteoid tissue.
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