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Bone Substitutues "Orthobiologics"
However, we now use other "man-made" alternatives which avoid having to make an incision to harvest your own bone or avoids using tissue from another human (cadaver tissue). By using "man-made" substrates we avoid the extra pain and blood loss from harvesting your own tissue and avoid any risk whatsoever of AIDs or hepatitis or other disease that could be transmitted in tissue from other humans. Examples of the "man-made" substrates include...
Mark A. Lyerly, MD
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