The safety of bone allografts used in dentistry: a review.

  title={The safety of bone allografts used in dentistry: a review.},
  author={Dan J. Holtzclaw and Nicholas J. Toscano and Lisa Eisenlohr and Don Callan},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={139 9},
BACKGROUND Recent media reports concerning "stolen body parts" have shaken the public's trust in the safety of and the use of ethical practices involving human allografts. The authors provide a comprehensive review of the safety aspects of human bone allografts. METHODS The authors reviewed U.S. government regulations, industry standards, independent industry association guidelines, company guidelines and scientific articles related to the use of human bone allografts in the practice of… CONTINUE READING
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