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23 April 2008
BRANEMARK, Per-Ingvar (1929-) and others. Intra-Osseous Anchorage of Dental Prosthesis. I. Experimental Studies. II. Review of Clinical Approaches. [Gothenburg: 1969/1970]. 8° (240 x 154mm). Two separate parts, abstracted from the Scand J. Plast Surg 3: and 4. Second paper with colour and monochrome photographic illustrations. Stitched as issued, preserved in a cloth box with another paper by Branemark and a colour photograph of him. Provenance: THE FIRST PAPER SIGNED BY BRANEMARK, AS IS HIS PHOTOGRAPH.
FIRST EDITION. 'Branemark and his collaborators present five years' experience of intra-osseous titanium implants in twelve dogs [and] declare their intention to explore the use of this technique in human prosthodontics' (Gedeon p. 481.)
With R. Elmquist and A. Senning's "An implantable pacemaker for the heart" (in: Medical Electronics, pp.253-254, London, 1960), the first report on such a pioneering device, Gedeon pp.470-473. (2)
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