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What are some recent advances in broken bone repair?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Many!: Some 'recent' advances in fracture fixation and healing include:the use of locked plating in osteopenic bone, the use of bone graft substitutes instead of the pts. Own bone(demineralized bone matrix and others)to speed the healing of fractures, precontoured plates for specific fractures ... See your ors for other examples!

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