Research Article| Volume 64, ISSUE 3, P269-274, September 1987

Autologous versus homologous bone grafting in osteotomies, secondary cleft repairs and ridge augmentations: A clinical study

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      To compare the clinical results, complications and morbidity of osteotomies, secondary cleft repairs and ridge augmentations in which frozen femoral head homologous bone or autologous bone was used, a series of 61 patients with follow-up periods of 1 to 6 years has been reviewed. Long-term clinical observation shows that, with a correct indication and surgical technique, frozen homologous bone is a good alternative to autologous bone in clinical grafting procedures.
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