Bone Implant Offers Hope for Skull Deformities, University of California, Davis (UCD) Study

Published: Nov 20, 2009

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UC Davis -- A synthetic bone matrix offers hope for babies born with craniosynostosis, a condition that causes the plates in the skull to fuse too soon. Implants replacing some of the infant’s bone with the biodegradable matrix could eliminate some of the operations currently used to treat the condition.

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