Histomorphometric evaluation of the effects of zoledronic acid on mandibular distraction osteogenesis in rabbits


Pampu A. A. , Dolanmaz D., Tuez H. H. , Avunduk M. C. , Kisnisci R. S.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.66, no.5, pp.905-910, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Purpose: To assess the effect of systemic administration of zoledronic acid (ZA) on mineralization of newly formed bone and to determine strain-related osteoporosis on surrounding bone during lengthening of immature rabbit mandible.