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Bone Grafting

Edited by Alessandro Rozim Zorzi

University of Campinas


João Batista de Miranda

University of Campinas

Bone grafting is the surgical procedure in which new bone (bone graft) or a replacement material (graft substitute), is placed into bone fractures or bone defects to aid in healing. Bone grafting is in the field of interest of many surgical specialties, such as: orthopedics, neurosurgery, dentistry, plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, otolaryngology and others. In common, all these specialties have to handle problems concerning the lack of bone tissue or impaired fracture healing. There is a myriad of surgical techniques nowadays involving some kind of bone graft or bone graft substitute. This book gathers authors from different continents, with different points of view and different experiences with bone grafting. Leading researchers of Asia, America and Europe have contributed as authors. In this book, the reader can find chapters from the ones on basic principles, devoted to students, to the ones on research results and description of new techniques, experts will find very beneficial.

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Bone GraftingEdited by Alessandro Rozim Zorzi

Published: March 21st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1450

ISBN: 978-953-51-0324-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6911-6

Copyright year: 2012

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69134 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introduction

By Alessandro Rozim Zorzi and João Batista de Miranda


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2. Basic Knowledge of Bone Grafting

By Nguyen Ngoc Hung


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3. Influence of Freeze-Drying and Irradiation on Mechanical Properties of Human Cancellous Bone: Application to Impaction Bone Grafting

By Olivier Cornu


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4. Bone Grafting in Malunited Fractures

By Fernando Baldy dos Reis and Jean Klay Santos Machado


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5. Reconstruction of Post-Traumatic Bone Defect of the Upper-Limb with Vascularized Fibular Graft

By R. Adani, L. Tarallo and R. Mugnai


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6. Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the Tibia: Combined Pharmacologic and Surgical Treatment Using Biphosphonate Intravenous Infusion and Bone Morphogenic Protein with Periosteal and Cancellous Autogenous Bone Grafting, Tibio-Fibular Cross Union, Intramedullary

By Dror Paley


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7. Osteonecrosis Femoral Head Treatment by Core Decompression and ILIAC CREST-TFL Muscle Pedicle Grafting

By Sudhir Babhulkar


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8. Treatment of Distal Radius Bone Defects with Injectable Calcium Sulphate Cement

By Deng Lei, Ma Zhanzhong, Yang Huaikuo, Xue Lei and Yang Gongbo


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9. Spinal Fusion with Methylmethacrylate Cage

By Majid Reza Farrokhi and Golnaz Yadollahi Khales


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10. Treatment of Chronic Osteomyelitis Using Vancomycin-Impregnated Calcium Sulphate Cement

By Deng Lei, Ma Zhanzhong, Yang Huaikuo, Xue Lei, Yang Gongbo


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11. To Graft or Not to Graft? Evidence-Based Guide to Decision Making in Oral Bone Graft Surgery

By Bernhard Pommer, Werner Zechner, Georg Watzek and Richard Palmer


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12. Clinical Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Novel Findings to the Field of Bone Regeneration

By Annika Rosén and Rachael Sugars


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