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, cilt.42, ss.284-288, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3944/aott.2008.284
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.284-288

Özet

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.