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Bone Cements

"Bone Cements" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bone Cements" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bone Cements" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 214 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 1992
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