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Author Phillips, Glyn O.

Title Clinical Applications Of Bone Allografts And Substitutes : Biology And Clinical Applications
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES; PREFACE; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; 1 IAEA CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE RADIATION STERILISATION OF TISSUE ALLOGRAFTS: REQUIREMENTS FOR VALIDATION AND ROUTINE CONTROL; 2 PRESERVED BONE ALLOGRAFTS IN RECONSTRUCTIVE ORTHOPAEDICS; 3 CLINICAL STRATEGY FOR APPLICATION OF DEEP FROZEN-RADIATION STERILISED BONE ALLOGRAFTS; 4 CLINICAL RESULTS AND ORGANISATIONAL ASPECTS OF AUTOGENOUS AND ALLOGENOUS BONE GRAFTING IN THE TREATMENT OF 226 PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY OSSEOUS NEOPLASMS
Summary Although bone allografts were first utilized by McEwen in orthopaedic surgery in 1881, progress since then has been sporadic. With the growth of tissue banks and the greater availability of safe and sterile bone grafts, the pace has now quickened; in 2004, more than one million such grafts were used in the USA alone. However, the practice generally remained a "cottage industry" well into the latter part of the 20th century. This volume provides an international expert evaluaton of the current use of bone, bone substitutes and related allografts, and describes up-to-date practices and clinical
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1281881279
9781281881274
9789812701114 (electronic bk.)
9812701117 (electronic bk.)