Archive for November 11, 2018
Devices for graft delivery are an important device used throughout the world for bone grafting. Here is an overview of bone graft delivery devices, as well as, the main purposes of bone grafting.
What is a bone graft?
Bone grafting is a procedure that transplants bone tissue to areas that have suffered trauma or are prone to joint problems. It can also be beneficial towards accelerating bone growth around implants, such as knee replacements, where the bone can be fractured or otherwise weakened. The bone used can be from the patient’s body, a donor, or synthetically constructed. It provides a support where new growth can flourish, provided the grafting is accepted by the patient’s body.
In a standard procedure a bone is is implanted into the area and it provided a base on which new growth can occur. While the treatment can be done in open surgery