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Author Czitrom, Andrei A.

Title Orthopaedic Allograft Surgery [electronic resource] / edited by Andrei A. Czitrom, Heinz Winkler.

Published Vienna : Springer Vienna, 1996.


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Physical description 1 online resource (x, 295 pages 94 illustrations)
Contents Bone Banking, Biology and Biomechanics: Current Concepts in Bone Grafting; Infectious Hazards of Bone Allograft Transplantation: Reducing the Risk; Biomechanics of Allografts; Preserved, Allogeneic Bone Grafts in Orthopaedic Reconstructions; Allogeneic Bone Grafts: Study of Radiation Sterilized Bone Tissue by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometry and a New Model of Periosteal Induction of Osteogenesis; Bone Replacement Studies Using Titanium Chamber Models in Small Animals; Histological Observations on Retrieved Human Allografts; Repair of Massive Allografts: Histological, Nuclear Medicine and CT-Studies -- Revision Joint Replacement -- Tumor -- Spine and Trauma -- Tendon, Meniscus and Osteochondral Grafts.-
Summary This compendium includes current developments in orthopaedic allograft surgery. Internationally well known experts in orthopaedic subspecialties present their surgical techniques and results in the area of orthopaedic reconstruction after failed joint replacement, spinal surgery, tumor surgery, sports injuries and ligament/tendon reconstruction. Current knowledge of biology and biomechanics of allografts is presented. Each chapter reviews current developments and future trends in orthopaedic allograft surgery. The book is of great interest to orthopaedic residents and orthopaedic surgeons in clinical practice. The text is also of interest to researchers in the tissue banking community. "This beautifully produced and authoritatively written multiauthor text covers all spects of allograft surgery in orthopaedics ... The important shortcommings and risks in allograft tissue transplantation ... are all well covered in this book ... is essential reading for orthopaedic surgeons engaged in this and other fields of tissue transplantation". Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Other author Winkler, Heinz.
Subject Medicine.
Orthopedic surgery.
Sports medicine.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783709168851 (electronic bk.)
3709168856 (electronic bk.)