Bone Banking

  • A. A. Czitrom


The increased demand for bone and tissue banking is related to the need for tissue grafts for the revision of joints, limb salvage surgery and procedures of knee reconstruction. This large demand is limited by the quality standards which have to be met, the complex methodology and currently, in the USA, by the risk and liability involved in bone banking.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus Electron Spin Resonance Tissue Bank Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Limb Salvage Surgery 
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References and Further Reading

  1. American Association of Tissue Banks (1979) Guidelines for the banking of musculoskeletal tissues. Am Assoc Tissue Banks Newslett 3:2Google Scholar
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