Analysis of a new hemostatic and analgetic bioresorbable putty for bone surgery

A. Mehrkens, A. M. Müller, L. Walz, S. Müller & V. Valderrabano
Problem: Autografts (iliac crest bone grafts) are widely used in foot and ankle fusion procedures due to their excellent osteogenic, osteoinductive, and osteoconductive properties. However, use of autografts is associated with a donor site morbidity of up to 30%, particularly considerable postoperative[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]