Orthobiologics in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Claire M. Capobianco, Thomas Zgonis

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The development of biologically active tissue products has augmented current approaches to surgery and wound management. This article reviews the categories of orthobiologics, their physiology, and their indications in the lower extremity and discusses ongoing research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-57
Number of pages7
JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2011


  • Ankle
  • Diabetes
  • Foot
  • Nonunion
  • Orthobiologics
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical


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