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June 2011
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Vertical Alveolar Ridge Augmentation Using Autogenous Bone Grafts and Platelet-Enriched Fibrin Glue with Simultaneous Implant Placement

Hyeon-Jung Lee; Byung-Ho Choi; Jae-Hyung Jung; et al

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;105(1):27-31.

The combined use of autogenous bone and platelet-enriched fibrin glue as grafting material for vertical alveolar ridge augmentation with simultaneous implant placement was evaluated. Bilateral vertical alveolar ridge defects were created in the mandibles of 6 dogs; after they healed, 2 dental implants were placed in each defect. All sites receiving autogenous bone grafts and platelet-enriched fibrin glue displayed a completely reconstructed alveolar ridge. Control sites (conventional flap only) showed limited alveolar augmentation.

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