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Demineralized bone matrix

Petra Korlević, Sahra Talamo, Matthias Meyer
Current protocols for ancient DNA and radiocarbon analysis of ancient bones and teeth call for multiple destructive samplings of a given specimen, thereby increasing the extent of undesirable damage to precious archaeological material. Here we present a method that makes it possible to obtain both ancient DNA sequences and radiocarbon dates from the same sample material. This is achieved by releasing DNA from the bone matrix through incubation with either EDTA or phosphate buffer prior to complete demineralization and collagen extraction utilizing the acid-base-acid-gelatinization and ultrafiltration procedure established in most radiocarbon dating laboratories...
March 7, 2018: Scientific Reports
Jakob M Townsend, Brian T Andrews, Yi Feng, Jinxi Wang, Randolph J Nudo, Erik Van Kampen, Stevin H Gehrke, Cory J Berkland, Michael S Detamore
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a life-threatening condition defined by internal brain herniation. Severe TBI is commonly treated by a two-stage surgical intervention, where decompressive craniectomy is first conducted to remove a large portion of calvarial bone and allow unimpeded brain swelling. In the second surgery, spaced weeks to months after the first, cranioplasty is performed to restore the cranial bone. Hydrogels with paste-like precursor solutions for surgical placement may potentially revolutionize TBI treatment by permitting a single-stage surgical intervention, capable of being implanted with the initial surgery, remaining pliable during brain swelling, and tuned to regenerate calvarial bone after brain swelling has subsided...
February 26, 2018: Acta Biomaterialia
Ehab Shiban, Moritz Nies, Johann Kogler, Lorenz Kogler, Pedro Ribeiro da Cunha, Bernhard Meyer, Jens Lehmberg
AIM: To correlate clinical and radiological outcome following one- and two-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with stand-alone polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages filled with demineralized bone matrix (DBM). METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of a consecutive patient cohort with degenerative disc disease that underwent ACDF with stand-alone PEEK cages filled with demineralized bone matrix (DBM) between 2010 and 2013 with a minimum follow-up of 12 months...
February 26, 2018: Acta Neurochirurgica
Yung-Ching Chien, Jinhui Tao, Kuniko Saeki, Alexander F Chin, Jolene L Lau, Chun-Long Chen, Ronald N Zuckermann, Sally J Marshall, Grayson W Marshall, James J De Yoreo
In calcified tissues such as bones and teeth, mineralization is regulated by an extracellular matrix, which includes non-collagenous proteins (NCP). This natural process has been adapted or mimicked to restore tissues following physical damage or demineralization by using polyanionic acids in place of NCPs, but the remineralized tissues fail to fully recover their mechanical properties. Here we show that pre-treatment with certain amphiphilic peptoids, a class of peptide-like polymers consisting of N-substituted glycines that have defined monomer sequences, enhances ordering and mineralization of collagen and induces functional remineralization of dentin lesions in vitro ...
December 11, 2017: ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering
Fan Liang, Hyuma Leland, Breanna Jedrzejewski, Allyn Auslander, Seija Maniskas, Jordan Swanson, Mark Urata, Jeffrey Hammoudeh, William Magee
Alveolar cleft reconstruction has historically relied on autologous iliac crest bone grafting (ICBG), but donor site morbidity, pain, and prolonged hospitalization have prompted the search for bone graft substitutes. The authors evaluated bone graft substitutes with the highest levels of evidence, and highlight the products that show promise in alveolar cleft repair and in maxillary augmentation. This comprehensive review guides the craniofacial surgeon toward safe and informed utilization of biomaterials in the alveolar cleft...
February 14, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Bashar Reda, Catherine Coady, Ivan Wong
A revision rotator cuff repair is a technically challenging surgical procedure. This can be further complicated by the presence of poor quality of the cuff tissue, as well as a large greater tuberosity cyst, typically located at the rotator cuff footprint. This Technical Note discusses the surgical approach to deal with a revision rotator cuff tear with a large humeral head cyst. This described arthroscopic technique is performed in a single-stage procedure using a human dermal allograft (GraftJacket) for augmentation...
October 2017: Arthroscopy Techniques
Bo Ren, Xiaoqing Hu, Jin Cheng, Zhaohui Huang, Pengfei Wei, Weili Shi, Peng Yang, Jiying Zhang, Xiaoning Duan, Qing Cai, Yingfang Ao
As a promising strategy for the successful regeneration of articular cartilage, tissue engineering has received increasing recognition of control release. Two kinds of functional poly (alanine ethyl ester-co-glycine ethyl ester) phosphazene microspheres with different ratios of side-substituent groups were synthesized by emulsion technique. The rate of degradation/hydrolysis of the polymers was carefully tuned to suit the desired application for control release. For controlled delivery of growth factors, the microspheres overcame most of severe side effects linked to demineralized bone matrix (DBM) scaffolds, which had been previously optimized for cartilage regeneration...
December 26, 2017: Oncotarget
David J Kirby, Marian F Young
Small leucine-rich proteoglycans (SLRPs) are a unique class of proteins that exist in the extracellular matrix, playing key roles in cell proliferation and function. In bone, SLRPs such as biglycan and decorin affect osteogenesis and bone remodeling. Their essential role in this organ system has created the need to isolate these proteins for study. Bone presents unique obstacles to the study of proteins; however, through the use of demineralizing agents, efficient methods of the purification of proteoglycans have been developed...
2018: Methods in Cell Biology
Peng-Fei Yang, Xiao-Tong Nie, Dong-Dong Zhao, Zhe Wang, Li Ren, Hui-Yun Xu, Joern Rittweger, Peng Shang
The mechanical properties of the bone play a decisive role in the resistance of the bone to fracture. Clinically, the quantity of the bone in the mineral phase has been considered as the gold-standard indicator for the risk of bone fracture. However, the bone is a complex tissue with a hierarchical-structure consisting of organic matrix, mineral hydroxyapatite, and water. Collagen comprises up to 90% of the organic matrix in the bone, and is vital for its mechanical behavior. To date, the morphological and mechanical responses of collagen fibrils in the bone matrix have been largely overlooked...
December 16, 2017: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
Weiguo Zhu, Yong Qiu, Fei Sheng, Xinxin Yuan, Leilei Xu, Hongda Bao, Jianwu Dai, Zezhang Zhu
The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and efficacy of a new delivery matrix using demineralized bone matrix (DBM) incorporated with collagen-binding bone morphogenetic protein-2 (CBD-BMP-2) in the rat inter-transverse spinal fusion model. Sixty rats undergoing posterolateral (inter-transverse) spinal fusion were divided into 3 groups according to the fusion materials containing different components (n = 20 per group). Group A were implanted with DBM, Group B with combination of DBM and BMP-2 and Group C with combination of DBM and CBD-BMP-2...
December 1, 2017: Journal of Materials Science. Materials in Medicine
M S Bartov, A V Gromov, V N Manskih, E B Makarova, A P Rubshtein, M S Poponova, D M Savina, K S Savin, K E Nikitin, T M Grunina, I S Boksha, P A Orlova, M S Krivozubov, M E Subbotina, V G Lunin, A S Karyagina, A L Gintsburg
Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 with an additional s-tag domain (s-tag-BMP-2) synthesized in E. coli is characterized by higher solubility and activity than the protein without additional s-tag domain, which increases the yield during purification and simplifies protein introduction into the osteoplastic materials. The high osteoinductivity of the demineralized bone matrix with s-tag-BMP-2 was shown on the model of regeneration of cranial defects of a critical size in mice and on the model of implantation of porous titanium matrix into defects of femoral and tibial bones in rabbits...
December 2017: Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine
Fahimeh Sadat Tabatabaei, Ramin Samadi, Saeed Tatari
BACKGROUND: Reconstruction of bone defects is often performed using bone autografts. However, limitations associated with the use of autografts led to the use of bone substitute materials. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to compare the surface characteristics of three commercially available grafts namely allografts, xenografts and alloplasts. METHODS: This in vitro study was conducted on beta-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) alloplast, a mixture of demineralized bone matrix and mineralized bone allograft (DBM&MBA) and natural bovine bone mineral (NBBM) xenograft...
2017: Bio-medical Materials and Engineering
Alexander R Hoberman, Carl Cirino, Mary Beth McCarthy, Mark P Cote, Leo Pauzenberger, Knut Beitzel, Augustus D Mazzocca, Felix Dyrna
PURPOSE: To assess the response of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (bMSCs) enhanced by platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the setting of a normal human tendon (NHT), a demineralized bone matrix (DBM), and a fibrin scaffold (FS) with simulated arthroscopic mechanical washout stress. METHODS: Bone marrow was aspirated from the humeral head and concentrated. BMSCs were counted, plated, and grown to confluence. Cells were seeded onto 3 different scaffolds: (1) NHT, (2) DBM, and (3) FS...
November 13, 2017: Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic & related Surgery
Adam T Hexter, Catherine Pendegrass, Fares Haddad, Gordon Blunn
Background: Following injury to the rotator cuff and anterior cruciate ligament, a direct enthesis is not regenerated, and healing occurs with biomechanically inferior fibrous tissue. Demineralized bone matrix (DBM) is a collagen scaffold that contains growth factors and is a promising biological material for tendon and ligament repair because it can regenerate a direct fibrocartilaginous insertion via endochondral ossification. Purpose: To provide a comprehensive review of the literature investigating the use of DBM to augment tendon-bone healing in tendon repair and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR)...
October 2017: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Kingsley R Chin, Fabio J R Pencle, Jason A Seale, Juan M Valdivia
AIM: To assess use of demineralized bone matrix (DBM) use in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) in outpatient setting. METHODS: One hundred and forty-five patients with prospectively collected data undergoing single and two level ACDF with DBM packed within and anterior to polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages. Two groups created, Group 1 (75) outpatients and control Group 2 (70) hospital patients. Prevertebral soft tissue swelling (PVSTS) was measured anterior to C2 and C6 on plain lateral cervical radiographs preoperatively and one week postoperatively and fusion assessed at two years...
October 18, 2017: World Journal of Orthopedics
Asrafi Rizki Gatam, Luthfi Gatam, Singkat Dohar Lumban Tobing
Study Design: Prospective, cohort, non-inferiority study. Purpose: This study evaluated the clinical and radiological outcomes of interbody fusion using a combination of demineralized bone matrix (DBM) and hydroxyapatite (HA). Overview of Literature: The use of autografts remains a gold standard in lumbar interbody fusion, but the limited availability and donor site morbidity encourages the use of bone substitutes. In addition to autografts, a combination of HA and DBM is being increasingly use for lumbar interbody fusion...
October 2017: Asian Spine Journal
Ferdiansyah Mahyudin, Dwikora Novembri Utomo, Heri Suroto, Tri Wahyu Martanto, Mouli Edward, Imelda Lumban Gaol
Autogenous bone graft is gold standard in treating bone defects, but it might have difficulty in corporation and rejection reaction. This study is to compare the effectiveness among freeze-dried xenograft, freeze-dried allograft, hydroxyapatite xenograft, and demineralized bone matrix xenograft as bone graft to fill bone defect in femoral diaphysis of white rabbit. Thirty male New Zealand white rabbits were distributed into five groups. Bone defect was filled correspondingly with xenograft freeze-dried cortical bovine, allograft freeze-dried cortical New Zealand white rabbit, xenograft hydroxyapatite bovine, and xenograft demineralized bone matrix bovine...
2017: International Journal of Biomaterials
Ashish Shah, Sameer Naranje, Ibukunoluwa Araoye, Osama Elattar, Alexandre Leme Godoy-Santos, Cesar DE Cesar
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to compare union rates for isolated subtalar arthrodesis with and without the use of bone grafts or bone graft substitutes. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 135 subtalar fusions with a mean follow-up of 18 ± 14 months. The standard approach was used for all surgeries. Graft materials included b-tricalcium phosphate, demineralized bone matrix, iliac crest autograft and allograft, and allograft cancellous chips. Successful subtalar fusion was determined clinically and radiographically...
September 2017: Acta Ortopedica Brasileira
H Aksel, Ş Öztürk, A Serper, K Ulubayram
AIM: To investigate the proliferation and differentiation potential of human dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs) in a three-dimensional culture model (TDM) by incorporation of VEGF and BMP-2. METHODOLOGY: TDM was established using fibrin gel (fg) as a soft tissue matrix and demineralized dentine disc (dd) as a hard tissue matrix. DPSCs and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) were encapsulated in fibrin gel (fg-VEGF) and then inserted into bone morphogenetic protein (BMP-2) coated demineralized dentine discs (dd-BMP-2)...
October 28, 2017: International Endodontic Journal
Brandon Gumbiner, Elizabeth Jacobsen, Mary Stancukas, Ngan Nguyen
We present a rare case of calcaneal chondroblastoma with subsequent surgical revision after graft rejection in a 13-year-old boy. Complications were encountered after the injectable bone graft filler was placed in the calcaneus after curettage. With noted subsequent sinus tract formation, revision surgery was performed that involved dissection of the sinus tract, removal of bone void filler, and application of demineralized bone matrix sponge human allograft soaked in vancomycin-impregnated saline. Sixteen weeks after the revision surgical intervention, the patient resumed normal athletic activities without pain or restrictions...
September 2017: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
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