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What are bone morphongenic proteins?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Bone morphogenic proteins are molecules that stimulate bone growth. They are being used in spinal fusion surgery to eliminate the need for grafts. Watch for more on use of these proteins in spinal fusion.


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