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


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.