10 COMMON DISEASES

CAUSES OF 10
COMMON SYMPTOMS

BONE GRAFT

 
Subject Contents

Bone graft

 
Definition
Surgery to place new bone into spaces between or around broken bone ( fractures ) or holes (defects) in bone. New bone to be grafted around fractures or defects can be taken from the patient's own healthy bone (hip bone "iliac crest" or ribs) or from frozen, donated bone.
Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.

 
Alternative Names

 
Description
An incision is made over the bone defect and the bone graft is shaped and inserted into and around the defect. The graft is held in place with pins, plates, or screws. The incisions are stitched closed. A splint or cast is usually used to prevent injury or movement while healing.
Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.

 
Indications
Bone grafts are used for:
  • bone breaks (
  • fractures ) with bone loss
  • repair of bone that has not healed
  • treatment of joints to prevent movement (fusion)
  • Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.

     
    Risks
    Risks for any anesthesia are:
  • reactions to medications
  • problems breathing
  • Risks for any surgery are:
  • bleeding
  • infection
  • Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.

     
    Expectations after surgery
    Most bone grafts are successful in helping the bone defect to heal with little risk of graft rejection .
    Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.

     
    Convalescence
    Depends on the injury or defect being repaired. Can vary from 1 to 10 days. Vigorous exercise may be restricted for up to 3 months.
    Another way of about payday loans las vegas nv not let a loan.