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Current therapeutic strategies of heterotopic ossification – a survey amongst orthopaedic and trauma departments in Germany

Winkler, Sebastian, Wagner, Ferdinand, Weber, Markus, Matussek, Jan, Craiovan, Benjamin, Heers, Guido, Springorum, Hans-Robert, Grifka, Joachim and Renkawitz, Tobias (2015) Current therapeutic strategies of heterotopic ossification – a survey amongst orthopaedic and trauma departments in Germany. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 16 (313), pp. 1-6.

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Background Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a complication after tissue trauma, fracture and surgery (i.e. total hip arthroplasty). Prophylaxis is the most effective therapy. If HO formations become symptomatic and limit patients’ quality of life, revision surgery is indicated and is usually combined with a perioperative oral prophylaxis (NSAIDs) and/or irradiation. However, a long-term use of ...

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Item type:Article
Date:22 October 2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Orthopädie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12891-015-0764-2DOI
Keywords:Heterotopic ossification; Trauma; Therapy; Fracture; Prophylaxis close
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33047
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