• A new model of implant-related osteomyelitis in the metaphysis of rat tibiae 

      Harrasser, Norbert; Gorkotte, Johannes; Obermeier, Andreas; Feihl, Susanne; Straub, Melanie; Slotta-Huspenina, Julia; von Eisenhart-Rothe, Ruediger; Moser, Walter; Gruner, Philipp; de Wild, Michael; Gollwitzer, Hans; Burgkart, Rainer (2016-04-08)
      Animal models serve as an important tool to understand peri-implant infection. Most of the models use high bacterial loads (>104 colony forming units, CFU) to provide high infection rates. Therefore these animals evolve ...
    • Evaluation of calcium dihydroxide- and silver-coated implants in the rat tibia 

      Harrasser, Norbert; de Wild, Michael; Gorkotte, Johannes; Obermeier, Andreas; Feihl, Susanne (2016-11-02)
      Silver ions (Ag+) have strong antibacterial effects, and silver-coated materials are in widespread clinical use. However, the application of silver-coated medical devices is not without concerns: its use with direct bone ...