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Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1987 Sep;64(3):269-74. doi: 10.1016/0030-4220(87)90001-6.

Autologous versus homologous bone grafting in osteotomies, secondary cleft repairs and ridge augmentations: a clinical study.

Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology

R H Allard, C Lekkas, J G Swart

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  1. Department of Surgery, Medical Teaching Hospital, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

PMID: 3309777 DOI: 10.1016/0030-4220(87)90001-6

Abstract

To compare the clinical results, complications and morbidity of osteotomies, secondary cleft repairs and ridge augmentations in which frozen femoral head homologous bone or autologous bone was used, a series of 61 patients with follow-up periods of 1 to 6 years has been reviewed. Long-term clinical observation shows that, with a correct indication and surgical technique, frozen homologous bone is a good alternative to autologous bone in clinical grafting procedures.

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Schweiberer L, St├╝tzle H, Mandelkow HK.
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PMID: 2188633

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