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Vol. 72, No. 6
ISSN: 1488-2159
July / August 2006


In-Office Iliac Crest Bone Harvesting for Peri-Implant Jaw Reconstruction


• Marshall M. Freilich, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C) •
• George K.B. Sándor, MD, DDS, PhD, FRCD(C), FRCSC, FACS •

A b s t r a c t

We describe 2 minimally invasive techniques for in-office iliac crest bone harvesting. The increasingly limited access to hospital operating rooms and the increased need for bone grafting to facilitate dental implant-related reconstructions have been the major impetuses behind relocating some of these surgeries to the out-of-hospital, in-office setting.


MeSH Key Words: bone transplantation/methods; jaw/surgery; oral surgical procedures/methods
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