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How is bone selected for spinal fusion?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Selecting the source of bone to be used as a graft in spinal fusion is an important decision, and includes weighing factors such as the need for a second surgery to an increased potential for rejection. Watch the animation for more on selecting a bone source for spinal fusion.


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