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Bone grafting

Bone grafting

Bone grafting: Bone grafting is the surgical augmentation or replacement of diseased, lost, or malformed bone with the patient's own bone (called autograft, usually from the hip or other large bone) or donated bone from a cadaver (allograft). The new bone is held in place with existing bone with plates and screws or pins.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Bone grafting

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Bone grafting:

Anesthetic Requirements for Bone grafting

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Bone grafting may include:

  • Local anesthesia and sedation or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Bone grafting

Possible surgical complications of Bone grafting may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Bone grafting

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. There is a low risk of bone graft rejection.

Bone grafting: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Bone grafting: Two weeks to two months.

Bone grafting: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Bone grafting) include:

  • Bone graft in surgery

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