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Which is the best choice for a person who needs bone grafts?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: His own bone
Your bone is the best

In brief: His own bone
Your bone is the best
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Depends
Your own bone is the gold standard.
However, patients often do not want to have bone cut out from another area of their own body. Very pain full and a slow recovery. More patients are choosing, cadaver, cow, bone morphogenic protein or synthetic bone for a quicker and less painful recovery.

In brief: Depends
Your own bone is the gold standard.
However, patients often do not want to have bone cut out from another area of their own body. Very pain full and a slow recovery. More patients are choosing, cadaver, cow, bone morphogenic protein or synthetic bone for a quicker and less painful recovery.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
In brief: Bone Grafts
There are two types of bone graft: allograft & autograft.
Allograft is available via a tissue bank; it is processed to be safe for transplantation. Autograft requires harvesting of bone from another location on your body. Sometimes, this is better as there are growth factors in this tissue. It does have the risk of a second op site. Your surgeon weighs the risks & benefits when making this choice.

In brief: Bone Grafts
There are two types of bone graft: allograft & autograft.
Allograft is available via a tissue bank; it is processed to be safe for transplantation. Autograft requires harvesting of bone from another location on your body. Sometimes, this is better as there are growth factors in this tissue. It does have the risk of a second op site. Your surgeon weighs the risks & benefits when making this choice.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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