Bone Grafting

  • Gustave E. Fackelman
  • David M. Nunamaker


Bone healing under conditions of stable internal fixation has frequently been referred to as a race between the body’s ability to proliferate new osseous tissue and the implant’s ability to withstand and counteract the stresses to which it is subjected. Any technique or procedure that serves to tip the balance in favor of the bone will enhance a favorable outcome of the case under consideraction.


Nism Osteomyelitis Corti 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustave E. Fackelman
    • 1
  • David M. Nunamaker
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Veterinary MedicineTufts UniversityNorth GraftonUSA
  2. 2.New Bolton CenterSchool of Veterinary MedicineKennett SquareUSA

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