Musculoskeletal allograft risks and recalls in the United States.

@article{Mroz2008MusculoskeletalAR,
  title={Musculoskeletal allograft risks and recalls in the United States.},
  author={Thomas E. Mroz and Michael John Joyce and Michael P. Steinmetz and Isador Harry Lieberman and Jeffrey C Wang},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={
          559-65
        }
}
There have been several improvements to the US tissue banking industry over the past decade. Tissue banks had limited active government regulation until 1993, at which time the US Food and Drug Administration began regulatory oversight because of reports of disease transmission from allograft tissues. Reports in recent years of disease transmission associated with the use of allografts have further raised concerns about the safety of such implants. A retrospective review of allograft recall… CONTINUE READING
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