Use of preformed hydroxylapatite blocks for grafting in genioplasty procedures.

Abstract

Dense hydroxylapatite is a synthetic, biocompatible, immunologically inert material that can establish a chemical union with bone when placed in intimate contact in histologic studies. The following is a preliminary report of the use of preformed dense, non-resorbable hydroxylapatite blocks as a grafting material for use in advancement and vertical… (More)

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@article{Zeller1986UseOP, title={Use of preformed hydroxylapatite blocks for grafting in genioplasty procedures.}, author={Sibylle Zeller and Willie Hiatt and Dave Moore and Douglas W Fain}, journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery}, year={1986}, volume={15 6}, pages={665-8} }