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Perforated Barrier Membrane to Enhance Guided Tissue Regeneration of Periodontal Defects

Dr. Fady Genedy is a member of a US-Egyptian team who developed an enhancement to occlusive collagen membranes in an effort to improve guided tissue regeneration. The team included Professors Vincent Iacono and Ahmed Gamal. Dr. Genedy spoke with me from Cairo, Egypt, about how the project came about and presented a brief clinical case of how the perforated membrane works. 

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager

  • Gamal AY, Aziz M, Salama MH, Iacono VJ. Gingival crevicular fluid bone morphogenetic protein-2 release profile following the use of modified perforated membrane barriers in localized intrabony defects: a randomized clinical trial. J Int Acad Periodontol. 2014 Apr;16(2):55-63. Access the full article
  • Gamal AY, Iacono VJ. Enhancing guided tissue regeneration of periodontal defects by using a novel perforated barrier membrane. J Periodontol. 2013 Jul;84(7):905-13. doi: 10.1902/jop.2012.120301. Epub 2012 Sep 24. Access the full article



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