Per-Ingvar Brånemark facts for kids
|Born||May 3, 1929|
|Died||December 20, 2014
|Alma mater||Lund University|
|Awards||European Inventor Award 2011|
Per-Ingvar Brånemark (May 3, 1929 – December 20, 2014) was a Swedish orthopedic surgeon and research professor. He was called the "father of modern dental implantology". The Brånemark Osseointegration Center (BOC), named after its founder, was founded in 1989 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Brånemark died at the age of 85 in Gothenburg.
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Radiograph of Brånemark's initial rabbit specimen, showing the titanium optic chamber fixed to the rabbit's tibia and fibula. The distal extent of the rabbit's femur can be seen at the left of the radiograph, completely unrelated to the screw, despite some sources (such as Block & Kent's textbook) claiming that Brånemark's study involved the femur.
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