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Discussion of the Experimental Results

  • Bernd-Dietrich Katthagen

Abstract

The assessment of bone-replacement materials is only possible against the background of current experience with bone transplants. It is generally accepted that autogenous spongiosa and bone marrow are the only bone-transplants with an osteogenic effect, i. e. only these grafts contain cells which are capable of permanent proliferation and osteoregeneration.

Keywords

Bone Defect Bone Regeneration Osteoprogenitor Cell Defensive Reaction Empty Cavity 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd-Dietrich Katthagen
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopädische Universitätsklinik und PoliklinikHomburg/SaarFederal Republic of Germany

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