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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Diehl, P; Schauwecker, J; Mittelmeier, W; Schmitt, M 
Title:
High hydrostatic pressure, a novel approach in orthopedic surgical oncology to disinfect bone, tendons and cartilage. 
Abstract:
High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) is widely used in the food processing industry, for example to inactivate vegetative microorganisms in meat products, milk and juice, thereby avoiding the addition of any chemical preservatives. Besides this, HHP is also an attractive novel approach to effectively kill vegetative microorganisms or tumor cells in bone, cartilage and tendon ex vivo while leaving the tissues' mechanical properties unimpaired, thus allowing reimplantation of the resected tissue explan...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Anticancer Res 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
28 
Journal issue:
6B 
Pages contribution:
3877-83 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0250-7005 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik; Frauenklinik und Poliklinik