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Application of porous titanium nickelide for treatment of patients with chronic osteomyelitis

Andrey Stofin; Michail Shegolev; Pavel Trushin; Vladimir Golovnev; Vladimirovich Andrey; Sergey Shtofin;

The research covered patients with chronic osteomyelitis. 55 patients underwent an original operation of single stage sequestrectomy and grafting the residual bone cavity with fine-grain titanium nickelide. There was demonstrated clinico-roentgenologic efficiency of this treatment method in early rehabilitation period and further follow up. Clinical effects were characterized by the absence of relapses of chronic osteomyelitis in 94.6 % of patients during the follow-up period. The inductive influence of titanium nickelide in the formation of trabecular bone tissue was experimentally based on 20 animals (dogs). Thus, our work confirms that the use sequestrectomy with the following grafting with the granules of titanium nickelide gives more positive results than the traditional method of treatment of the chronic osteomyelitis.


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Keywords: chronic osteomyelitis, titanium nickelide, bone grafting, surgical treatment

Stavropol State Medical Academy
Pyatigorsk State Research Institute of Balneotherapeutics
Pyatigorsk State Pharmaceutical Academy