[History of bone reconstruction].

  • J. Glicenstein
  • Published 2000 in Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthetique


Bone transplantation has been the subject of many experimental and clinical studies. Duhamel du Monceau is credited with the first scientific effort on the problem of osteogenesis in 1742. Léopold Ollier showed in 1861 that autografts are viable and recognized that separate living bone fragments without periosteum could live and grow in a suitable… (More)


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