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Episode 24  |  21:40 min

Breaking Down Bone Graft Substitutes

Episode 24  |  21:40 min  |  10.05.2020

Breaking Down Bone Graft Substitutes

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This is a podcast episode titled, Breaking Down Bone Graft Substitutes. The summary for this episode is: <p>In this episode, we're talking about bone graft substitutes—a type of device that can lead to a lot of confusion among purchasers and providers because of all the varieties available. These substances are used as alternatives to autologous bone grafts in orthopedic procedures such as filling of bone voids, arthrodesis (i.e., bone joint fusion), repair of bone fractures, or healing of bone surrounding implanted devices (e.g., knee/hip prostheses, bone screws).</p> <p>Our guests will describe some common misconceptions about bone graft substitutes and steps organizations can take to improve safety and purchasing procedures.</p> <p>Interested in learning more? Contact us at (610) 825-6000 or <a href="mailto:clientservices@ecri.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">clientservices@ecri.org</a>.</p>

In this episode, we're talking about bone graft substitutes—a type of device that can lead to a lot of confusion among purchasers and providers because of all the varieties available. These substances are used as alternatives to autologous bone grafts in orthopedic procedures such as filling of bone voids, arthrodesis (i.e., bone joint fusion), repair of bone fractures, or healing of bone surrounding implanted devices (e.g., knee/hip prostheses, bone screws).

Our guests will describe some common misconceptions about bone graft substitutes and steps organizations can take to improve safety and purchasing procedures.

Interested in learning more? Contact us at (610) 825-6000 or clientservices@ecri.org.

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