Radiation Sterilized Bone Allografts: Banking Procedure and Clinical Results After 150 Massive Allografts

  • B. Loty
  • J. P. Courpied
  • B. Tomeno
  • M. Postel
  • M. Forest
  • R. Abelanet
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The Cochin Hospital Bone Bank provides two types of bone allografts: frozen femoral heads, procured from living donors sustaining total hip arthroplasty, and massive bone allografts, retrieved from cadavers and irradiated.


Skin Necrosis Bone Allograft Revision Arthroplasties Osteochondral Allograft Radiation Sterilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Loty
    • 1
  • J. P. Courpied
    • 1
  • B. Tomeno
    • 1
  • M. Postel
    • 1
  • M. Forest
    • 2
  • R. Abelanet
    • 2
  1. 1.Orthopaedic DepartmentHôpital CochinParisFrance
  2. 2.Pathology DepartmentHôpital CochinParisFrance

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