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BonyPid-1000(TM) has completed sucssesfully pilot clinical trials in open fracture indication, demonstrating excellent safety and efficacy results, including 0% infections in the target fracture and 0% amputations after 6-12 months follow up (vs.
Pin-site myiasis: a rare complication of treated open fracture of tibia.
Reddy was left with a broken right wrist and several open fractures on his left arm after he was hit by the car in February.
He had also suffered a ruptured artery, a broken femur and open fracture, as well as lacerations to his head and an injury to his nose.
We found no associations between tobacco use, patient age, body mass index, history of a previously open fracture, use of a bone stimulator, limb deformity, and nonunion classification with successful nonunion healing.
In addition to those surgeries currently being studied, other procedures where the product could potentially be used routinely include caesarean section, mastectomy, cholecystectomy, open heart surgery, vascular surgery, and various orthopedic surgeries such as hip and knee replacement, bunionectomy, open fracture repair and certain bone graft procedures.
Alyson Deniel suffered an open fracture of her right foot in a nasty accident leaving the paddock before the lady amateur riders' race.
In Europe, a partnership jointly created by Yamanouchi's European subsidiary and Wyeth obtained approval for the product under the brand name of InductOs(TM) with an indication for open fracture of the tibia in September 2002.
In addition to a detailed examination of the open fracture itself and associated soft tissue injury, careful investigation of any neurovascular injury must also be undertaken.
In Europe, the GYEP's version of rhBMP-2 - known as InductOs(TM) - is similar to INFUSE Bone Graft and was approved in September 2002 by the European Commission for use in the treatment of acute tibia fractures in adults, as an adjunct to standard care using open fracture reduction and intramedullary nail fixation.
Rectal and pelvic examinations are of utmost importance during the initial evaluation to rule out the presence of an open fracture.
In addition to hysterectomy and inguinal hernia repair, other surgeries where the product could potentially be used routinely include caesarean section, mastectomy, open gastrointestinal surgery, cholecystectomy, open heart surgery, vascular surgery, and various orthopedic surgeries such as hip and knee replacement, bunionectomy, open fracture repair and certain bone graft procedures.