Chapter 11. Chapter 11. Skeletal Healing

  1. ASBMR
  1. Michael J. Zuscik and
  2. Regis J. O'Keefe

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch11

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 11. Skeletal Healing, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • fracture healing;
  • endochondral ossification;
  • intramembraneous bone formation;
  • periosteum;
  • stem cell;
  • chondrocyte;
  • osteoblast

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Importance of Skeletal Fracture Repair in Vertebrates

  • Process of Skeletal Healing

  • Conditions that Impair Fracture Healing and Therapeutic Modalities

  • Molecular Therapies to Enhance Bone Healing