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A Novel Technique to Achieve Fusion Using Local Autograft Bone: The Button Fusion

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Ferris M. Pfeiffer, Dennis L. Abernathie

Brenoak Labs LLC, Columbia, MO

Paper No. BioMed2007-38084, pp. 139-140; 2 pages
  • ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference
  • ASME 2007 2nd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices
  • Irvine, California, USA, June 7–8, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Nanotechnology Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4266-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3797-1
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME


Back pain is one of the most widespread sources of chronic pain in the human population. The etiology of back pain is nearly as diverse as the treatment measures used to alleviate the discomfort. However, when conservative options have been exhausted, without achieving adequate relief, the patient and physician often turn to surgical options to eliminate the source of pain.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Bone , Surgery



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