Analysis of degradation failure of poly L-lactic acid fixators used in meniscus tears


Ceyhan T., Asik M., Atalar A. C. , KAYAMAN APOHAN N.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.42, no.4, pp.284-288, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2008.284
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.284-288

Abstract

Objectives: Biodegradable poly L-lactic acid (PLLA) fixators used in the repair of meniscal tears may cause adverse reactions inside the knee due to delayed degradation. This Study was designed to determine the reasons for late degradation of PLLA fixators.