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The Generation of Closed Femoral Fractures in Mice

The Generation of Closed Femoral Fractures in Mice: A Model to Study Bone Healing

Article DOI: 10.3791/58122
August 16th, 2018


Summary August 16th, 2018

The murine closed femoral fracture model is a powerful platform to study fracture healing and novel therapeutic strategies to accelerate bone regeneration. The goal of this surgical protocol is to generate unilateral closed femoral fractures in mice using an intramedullary steel rod to stabilize the femur.


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