In-vivo study of a novel bio-degradable bone substitute for osteoporotic fracture fixation


Grant Data
Project Title
In-vivo study of a novel bio-degradable bone substitute for osteoporotic fracture fixation
Principal Investigator
Dr Yeung, Kelvin Wai Kwok   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Luk Keith Dip Kei   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Leung Frankie Ka Li   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2012-11-01
Completion Date
2014-10-31
Amount
491944
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Fracture, Magnesium, Bone substitute
Discipline
Materials,Orthopaedics/Traumatology
Panel
Medicine
Sponsor
Other projects
HKU Project Code
Trauma-11-50Y
Grant Type
AO Foundation Research Fund
Funding Year
2012/2013
Status
Completed
Objectives
The aim of the current project is to evaluate this wide profile of the mechanical properties of the hybrid biomaterials under in-vivo conditions, which will aid in overcoming the problems associated with the currently used bone cements.