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Influence of antiTNF-alpha antibody treatment on fracture healing under chronic inflammation

  • Melanie Timmen2Email author,
  • Heriburg Hidding2,
  • Britta Wieskötter1,
  • Wolfgang Baum3,
  • Thomas Pap2,
  • Michael J Raschke1,
  • Georg Schett3,
  • Jochen Zwerina4 and
  • Richard Stange1, 2
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201415:184

Received: 27 February 2014

Accepted: 16 May 2014

Published: 29 May 2014

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  1. Competing Interest Statement

    5 August 2014

    Jochen Zwerina, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology

    A competing inteterest statement was erroneously not included in the manuscript. The Competing Interest statement should read:

    JZ received honoraria for lectures, advisory board participation, unrestricted research or travel grants from: AbbVie, MSD, UCB, Pfizer, Astro Pharma.

    Competing interests


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
Institute for Experimental Muskuloskeletal Medicine IEMM, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
Department of Internal Medicine 3, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Osteology at the Hanusch Hospital of WGKK and AUVA Trauma Centre Meidling, 1st Medical Department, Hanusch Hospital, Vienna, Austria