bone chips


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bone chips

small pieces of cancellous bone generally used to fill bony defects and to promote reossification.

bone chips

(bōn chips)
Small pieces of cancellous bone generally used to fill bony defects and to promote reossification.
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USA], Nov 17 ( ANI ): A team of researchers has discovered a pattern of unusual bone chips in the feet of clog-wearing 19th-Century Dutch farmers - injuries that offer clues to the damage we may unwittingly be causing to our own feet.
Further cancellous bone chips were harvested with surgical curettes and the donor site filled with haemostatic mate- rial (CutanplastA, Milan, Italy) to minimize hematoma formation.
5' 4" female and I have had two arthroscopic knee surgeries to resolve a torn meniscus and frayed cartilage and bone chips resulting from a fall five years ago.
Anderson had surgery to remove bone chips on the same elbow in October.
According to her medical records, some bone chips were inserted into the lesion to "help the bone to form again.
Korean authorities banned bone chips for potentially harboring BSE.
After 12 months of unsuccessful negotiations regarding an incremental reopening for beef, and in the midst of FTA negotiations, the beef industry believes that our bilateral discussions need to be broader than bone chips," says the letter.
Bowleaze has not been the most straightforward of horses to train, and Alner said: "In this race last year he slipped and fell and took three bone chips out of his hock.
Over the next 18 years, he found many more bone chips, including a large fragment of a rib, at the same place.
Last year's dig team found a few bones there beneath a light coating of sand, dirt, and bone chips.
They then added stem cells to the bone chips, cells that had been derived from fat taken from the girl's buttocks.
The standard treatments include injections of steroids, physical rehabilitation with swimming, and surgical removal of any bone chips remaining in the spinal area after the injury.