[Bone harvesting from the iliac crest].

  title={[Bone harvesting from the iliac crest].},
  author={Marcus J{\"a}ger and Bettina Westhoff and Alexander Wild and Ruediger Krauspe},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={976-82, 984, 986-90, 992-4}
BACKGROUND Autogenous bone grafts from the iliac crest are frequently harvested for autologous bone transplantation. Although an autologous bone transplant does improve the local bone healing potency, significant donor site morbidity must be considered. METHODS In this study we elucidate special bone harvesting techniques from the iliac crest and review… CONTINUE READING