Adhesion and proliferation of human osteoblast-like cells on different biodegradable implant materials used for graft fixation in ACL-reconstruction
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 08/08/2012
Bernstein A et al. – Mainly, (beta)–TCP as part of a composite implant seems to offer good ultrastructural properties for cell adhesion according to this vitro study. Cell numbers seem to be influenced by the degradation behaviour with higher cell numbers in the composite groups.