Accession Number:

ADD012714

Title:

Polyactic-Polyglycolic Acid Copolymer Combined with Decalcified Freeze-Dried Bone for Use as a Bone Repair Material.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-01-20

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A novel bone repair material consisting essential of decalcified freeze-dried bone and biodegradable, biocompatible copolymer has been developed for improving and accelerating the healing of osseous tissue. The bone repair material was prepared by combining decalcified bone with a copolymer consisting essentially of a 5050 polyL-lactide co-glycolide. Keywords bones, bone fractures.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE