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Pseudarthrosis (Pseudoarthrosis) Summary

Description: A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the "false joint" that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Pseudoarthrosis; Pseudarthroses; Pseudoarthroses

Networked: 1361 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 73 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pseudarthrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Titanium : 2 outcomes in 10 results : IBA
  2. recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  3. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. Teriparatide (Parathar) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  5. Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (Bone Morphogenetic Protein) : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  6. polyetheretherketone : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  7. Stainless Steel (Steel, Stainless) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Alloys : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. infliximab (Remicade) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  10. Polyurethanes (Polyurethane) : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pseudarthrosis

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Infection
  3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  4. Scoliosis
  5. Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
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Key Therapies for Pseudarthrosis

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  1. Arthrodesis : 11 outcomes 11 studies in 174 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 401 results
  3. Osteotomy : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 134 results
  4. Bone Transplantation (Bone Grafting) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 99 results
  5. Decompression : 3 outcomes 6 studies in 33 results
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