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Bone Graft

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Description: Uses of Bone Grafts
* To fill cavities e.g. Cysts
* To bridge joints - arthrodesis
* To bridge major defects and restore continuity of a long bone
* To provide a bone block and limit joint motion (arthrodesis)
* To promote union in a pseudoarthrosis (nonunion)
* To promote union in delayed union , non union or fresh fractures or osteotomies.

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: ICM Robertson
Institution: Stellenbosch University
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Aug 05 2009