The use of unidirectional porous β-tricarcium phosphate in surgery for calcaneal fractures: A report of four cases

by Shigeo Izawa 1* , Toru Funayama 2 , Masashi Iwasashi 1 , Toshinori Tsukanishi 3 , Hiroshi Kumagai 2 , Hiroshi Noguchi 2 , Masashi Yamazaki 2 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 10 (4): 2 Affinos @ (Kuraray) is a unidirectional porous β-tricarcium phosphate (UDPTCP). We investigated four patients (four feet) who underwent invasive surgery using UDPTCP to treat calcaneal fractures that were accompanied by a bone defect. The mean age was 63.8±6.4 years old, and the mean observation period was 9.3±3.2 months.

by Shigeo Izawa 1* , Toru Funayama 2 , Masashi Iwasashi 1 , Toshinori Tsukanishi 3 , Hiroshi Kumagai 2 , Hiroshi Noguchi 2 , Masashi Yamazaki 2 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 10 (4): 2 Affinos @ (Kuraray) is a unidirectional porous β-tricarcium phosphate (UDPTCP). We investigated four patients (four feet) who underwent invasive surgery using UDPTCP to treat calcaneal fractures that were accompanied by a bone defect. The mean age was 63.8±6.4 years old, and the mean observation period was 9.3±3.2 months.

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The use of unidirectional porous β-tricarcium phosphate in surgery for calcaneal fractures: A report of four cases