Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Human Bone Engineering and Resorption in a Novel Mineralized Collagen Scaffold|
Justine C. Lee
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2015 -
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Large defects of the craniofacial skeleton and extremities occur frequently in our Veterans and may result in functional deficits that require extensive reconstruction. Although autologous bone grafting is the current gold standard for reconstruction of skeletal defects, significant donor site morbidity including chronic pain, infection, repeated surgeries, and prolonged hospital stays may ensue thus creating a significant need for alternative methods of skeletal replacement. The success of tis...
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