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Bone allografts of femoral heads: procurement and storage.

Tomford, W W; Ploetz, J E; Mankin, H J


Orthopaedists are increasingly using femoral heads as bone grafts, which can be easily stored by freezing without elaborate equipment and with minimum personnel involved. Our experience has shown that if standard sterile techniques are followed in procurement and storage, an abundant supply of useful allografts can be ensured.

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