Bone biology and physiology: Part I. the fundamentals

Donald W. Buck*, Gregory Ara Dumanian

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The principles of bone biology and physiology permeate all subspecialty practices in plastic and reconstructive surgery from hand surgery to aesthetic surgery. Despite its importance in our practices, the biology of bone healing and bone physiology rarely surfaces within textbooks, literature reviews, or residency curricula. In this article, the authors present the first of a two-part series reviewing the important concepts of bone biology and bone physiology relevant to plastic surgery in an effort to ameliorate this educational gap.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1314-1320
Number of pages7
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume129
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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