The use of a surgical grade calcium sulfate as a bone graft substitute: results of a multicenter trial.

@article{Kelly2001TheUO,
  title={The use of a surgical grade calcium sulfate as a bone graft substitute: results of a multicenter trial.},
  author={Cynthia M. Kelly and Ross M. Wilkins and Steven Gitelis and Charles A Hartjen and Jeffry T Watson and Peter T. Kim},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={382},
  pages={42-50}
}
In a prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter study, 109 patients with bone defects were treated with a surgical grade calcium sulfate preparation as a bone graft substitute. The calcium sulfate pellets were used in place of morselized cancellous bone graft for the treatment of patients with bone defects who usually would require grafting secondary to trauma, periprosthetic bone loss, tumor, or fusion. The calcium sulfate was used alone or mixed with other materials such as bone marrow aspirate… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
76 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 76 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…