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2022 Aug 09

J Pediatr Orthop

Utility of 45S5 Bioactive Glass As Bone Graft Substitute for Cavitary Defects in Pediatric Bone Tumors: A Preliminary Study.


Bioactive glass has become an increasingly used treatment of cavitary bone defects in a number of orthopaedic applications. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of bioactive glass used for benign cavitary pediatric bone tumors. A specific focus was on radiographic filling of defects and occurrence of complications by tumor class.