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dc.contributor.authorSaraf, S K-
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Ajit-
dc.contributor.authorGarbyal, R S-
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Vakil-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractLeft femur was osteotomized and fixed with K wire in 21 rabbits. One group was fed simvastatin (120 mg/kg body wt/day) orally, whereas another group without medication served as control. Both groups were assessed radiologically, morphologically, histologically and biomechanically at 4, 8 and 12 weeks. An analysis of various parameters of study showed that simvastatin treated group had improved bone healing at 4 and 8 weeks of follow up, however, the difference was not significant statistically at 12 weeks. So it is concluded that Simvastatin favourably hastened the process of fracture healing in the rabbits at earlier phases.en_US
dc.sourceIJEB Vol.45(05) [May 2007]en_US
dc.subjectAnti-resorptive factoren_US
dc.subjectFracture healingen_US
dc.subjectGrowth factorsen_US
dc.titleEffect of simvastatin on fracture healing—An experimental studyen_US
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