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THE AUTOGENOUS BONE GRAFT.

CAMPBELL, WILLIS C.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: July 1939
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The procedure is undoubtedly less frequently indicated or employed than in the past, since other measures have been devised which require a shorter period of confinement; also, since the general use of internal fixation, the percentage of bony union in fresh fractures has been materially increased. However, in young and middle-aged vigorous individuals, before there is absorption of the neck, a better functional result can be secured by the bone graft than by any other method which has been evaluated at the present time.

(C) 1939 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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