The effect of different irrigation solutions on fracture healing in a rat femur fracture model.

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Özbay H., Yüksel S., Güleç M. A. , Atçı T., Küçükyıldırım B. O. , Çay T.

Joint diseases and related surgery, vol.32, pp.144-151, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/ehc.2021.77358
  • Title of Journal : Joint diseases and related surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.144-151
  • Keywords: Antiseptic agent, femur, fracture healing, infection, rats, POVIDONE-IODINE, CHLORHEXIDINE, BONE, LAVAGE, CALLUS


Objectives: This study aims to evaluate and compare radiological, biomechanical, histopathological, histomorphometric and immunohistochemical effects of povidone iodine (PVP-I), hydrogen peroxide (HPO) and chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) on fracture healing in their minimum cytotoxic and most efficient concentrations.