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..From the other side, activated platelets can release growth factors favoring bone formation. ..
Cenni E, Granchi D, Pizzoferrato A. Platelet activation after in vitro contact with seven acrylic bone cements. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed. 2002;13:17-25 pubmed
..All cements determined a significant increase in beta-TG. CMW 3, Palacos, L.V.C., and Zimmer dough type determined a significant increase in TGF-beta1 compared with the negative control. ..