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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 6-11

Implants and grafts used in fractures for early healing

Head of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery Department, Al Fakih Hospital, Sarafand, Lebanon

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Dr. Bilal Mohamad Ali Obeid
Main Road, Tebnin, South of Lebanon
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/joas.joas_45_19

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BACKGROUND: Bones are exposed to different injuries as well as chronic diseases, which can affect the health of them. Different variables affect healing method, as timing, quality, recurrence, and long-term effect. METHODOLOGY: This article is adopting the qualitative method as it is reviewing other researches; it is a scientific survey which is demonstrating the bullet points of each research, such as conclusions, methods, obstacles, and other future studies. RESULTS: The effect was found to be very promising as a quality of osteoblast and timing of healing with precipitating effects among long and short terms. DISCUSSION: The main objective of this study is to introduce the role of implants and grafts in orthopedic. The interventions are made based on the knowledge of the physiology of the bones, their injuries, and the response of the body toward it. Different metals were studied to be used in the implants, and advantages of their use were found. In addition to developing grafts from different tissues such as animal tissue, platelets, and others. CONCLUSION: It can be concluded from the previous studies that future interventions can be made from using different materials to develop grafts and implants which shall aid in the healing process.

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