04429691 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 5 patents.

A filler for filling in defects or hollow portions of bones to coalesce with the bone tissues is provided which comprises powders of a calcium phosphate compound having the apatite crystalline structure of each crystal grain size of from 50 .orgate. to 10 microns and represented by the following general formula of Ca.sub.m (PO.sub.4).sub.n OH (1.33.ltoreq.m/n.ltoreq.1.95); and said powders being adapted for filling in a fluidized or plasticized state. A method of treating a bone with the filler is also provided wherein at least a portion of said filler is filled in to reach the bone-marrow cavity of said bone.

Title
Method for filling in defects or hollow portions of bones
Application Number
191894
Publication Number
4429691
Application Date
January 25, 1982
Publication Date
February 7, 1984
Inventor
Hiroyasu Takeuchi
Saitama
JP
Yoshiaki Fukuda
Saitama
JP
Mikiya Ono
Saitama
JP
Hideo Tagai
Tokyo
JP
Shinobu Takahashi
Nagoya
JP
Kazuhiko Sawai
Nagoya
JP
Shigeo Niwa
Aichi
JP
Agent
Jordan and Hamburg
Assignee
Mitsubishi Mining and Cement Company
JP
IPC
C01B 25/32
A61F 1/00
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