Alessandro Rozim Zorzi

University of Campinas

Dr. Alessandro Rozim Zorzi is an orthopedic surgeon at the State University of Campinas, Brazil, where he practices surgeries such as knee arthroscopy and total joint arthroplasties. He also develops didactic activities with medical students, orthopedic fellows, and postgraduates. He obtained MSc with a randomized clinical study on the use of bone grafting, and then later, he obtained PhD with an experimental study on regeneration of articular cartilage with the use of mesenchymal stem cells. He is the author of dozens of international publications such as original articles, review articles, and book chapters. He is also the editor of the book Bone Grafting of InTechOpen. http://www.blogs.ea2.unicamp.br/pt_BR/blog/por-que-um-ortopedista-deveria-divulgar-ciencia/

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Alessandro Rozim Zorzi

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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