volume 40, issue 3, P261-265 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.03.013
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Boris Laure, Anaïs Petraud, Florent Sury, François Tranquart, Dominique Goga

Abstract: This study has demonstrated that there is a loss of strength in the skull on the side where a bone graft has been harvested. Reconstruction of the harvested site using biomaterials reduces the poor aesthetic outcome due to depression at the site, but we do not know its effects on strength. This kind of study cannot be performed in humans for ethical reasons. Data obtained from this study will allow us to carry out a study in sheep to evaluate strength of the frontal area of a skull with a harvest site reconstr…

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