Disinfection of tissue is a daily routine for most veterinarians, for instance prior to a surgical procedure or specific orthopedic injection. Knowledge of different disinfecting agents is vital to prevent the occurence of any adverse septic events after a medical procedure.
Biphosphonates were discovered in the 19th century about softening of water. In the sixties of the 20th century, scientific research has mainly focussed on their effect on bone metabolism. In human medicine, biphosphonates are primarily used for the treatment of osteoporosis and pelvic and vertebral fracture prevention, as well as Paget’s disease,