Early therapeutic effect of platelet-rich fibrin combined with allogeneic bone marrow-derived stem cells on rats' critical-sized mandibular defects
Muhammad A Awadeen, Mohammed E Grawish, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Delta University for Science and Technology, Mansoura 11152, Egypt
Fouad A Al-Belasy, Department of Oral Surgery and Anesthesia, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Delta University for Science and Technology, Mansoura 11152, Egypt
Laila E Ameen, Mohamad E Helal, Mohammed E Grawish, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
Author contributions: Awadeen MA generated the figures, tables and wrote the manuscript; Al-Belasy FA, Grawish ME, Ameen LE and Helal ME provided an intellectual contribution to the content, contributed to writing of the manuscript, and made all critical revisions; all authors read, reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: All experimental procedures were performed under a protocol approved by the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Egypt. The rats were cared for and housed in standard cages by the guidelines of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical Research Centre, Mansoura University, Egypt.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Authors declare no conflict of interests for this article.
Data sharing statement: The datasets supporting the conclusions of this article are included in the article.
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Corresponding author: Mohammed E Grawish, BDS, MSc, PhD, Professor, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Dakahlia Governorate, Mansoura 35516, Egypt. email@example.com
Received: March 7, 2019
Peer-review started: March 8, 2019
First decision: April 16, 2019
Revised: May 13, 2019
Accepted: November 29, 2019
Article in press: November 29, 2019
Published online: January 26, 2020