Bone graft

Alternative Names

Autograft; Allograft

Definition of Bone graft

A bone graft is surgery to place new bone or bone substitutes into spaces around a or bone defects.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/28/2010

Bone graft - series

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