Iloprost inhibits fracture repair in rats

Dogan A. , DUYGUN F., Kalender A. M. , Bayram İ. , SUNGUR I.

CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.127, no.16, pp.2960-2965, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 127 Issue: 16
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0366-6999.20132862
  • Title of Journal : CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.2960-2965


Background Previous studies have shown that prostaglandins (PGs) dramatically stimulate healing processes in bone. However, the effect of prostaglandin I-2, (PGI(2)) on fracture healing remains unclear. To investigate the effect of PGI(2), a study on fracture healing process in closed tibia fractures was designed.