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

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Winkler, Sebastian ; Wagner, Ferdinand ; Weber, Markus ; Matussek, Jan ; Craiovan, Benjamin ; Heers, Guido ; Springorum, Hans-Robert ; Grifka, Joachim ; Renkawitz, Tobias
Date of publication of this fulltext: 11 Dec 2015 17:40


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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