Effect of pentoxifylline on histopathological changes in steroid-induced osteonecrosis of femoral head: experimental study in chicken


Erken H. Y. , Ofluoglu O., Aktas M. , Topal C., Yildiz M.

INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, cilt.36, ss.1523-1528, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00264-012-1497-6
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1523-1528

Özet

Pentoxifylline (PTX) is a derivative of methylxanthine and is used in peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular diseases for its effect on the regulation of blood circulation. We investigated whether PTX could be beneficial for femoral head osteonecrosis associated with steroid through these effects.