The Home Depot - Home Left Article Image Left Article Header Corporate Responsibility Left Article Body The Home Depot is built on the principle of creating value for our stockholders while never forgetting our values. Bone graft substitutes: past, present, future. Parikh S N - J Postgrad Med Bone graft substitutes: past, present, future. SN Parikh Department of Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital Medical Centre, University of Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA. , USA Correspondence Address : S N Parikh Department of Orthopaedics, Children's Hospital Medical Centre, University of Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA.
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Review of Current Bone Graft Materials In this review article, the history and development of bone grafting is presented. Spinal fusion requires the use of bone graft material. Usually bone is taken from the patient's own pelvic bone. This is called an iliac crest autograft. This type of bone graft material has been done since 1911. It remains the preferred choice or gold standard for posterior spinal fusions. UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealth Group Inc. is a diversified managed health care company headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S. It is No. 17 on Fortune magazines top 500 companies in the United States. UnitedHealth Group offers a spectrum of products and services through two operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare and Optum. Through its family of subsidiaries and divisions, UnitedHealth Group serves approximately 70 million individuals nationwide. In 2011, the company posted a net earnings of $5.142 billion. UnitedHealth Group is the parent of UnitedHealthcare, the largest single health carrier in the United States. It was created in 1977, as UnitedHealthCare Corporation (it was renamed in 1998), but traces its origin to a firm it acquired in 1977, Charter Med Incorporated, which was founded in 1974. In 1979, it introduced the first network-based health plan for seniors.
Interim Results of U.S. Clinical Studies Show Favorable Fusion Rates For Healos(R) Bone Graft Replacement Compared to Autograft, Industry 'Gold Standard' <a href=" Results of U.S. Clinical Studies Show Favorable Fusion Rates For Healos(R) Bone Graft Replacement Compared to Autograft, Industry 'Gold Standard'.</a> MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Orquest, Inc., a leading developer of innovative biotherapeutic technologies for orthopedic care, reported today that interim clinical data presented from a prospective, randomized, multi-center U.S. study showed that the Company's Healos(R) bone graft substitute -- mineralized collagen matrix combined with the patient's bone marrow -- had performed favorably in comparison to the "gold standard," autograft autograft: see transplantation, medical. , which requires a second surgical procedure to harvest bone graft material from the patient's hip. The data were reported April 13 at Biotechnologies for Spinal Surgery, an international orthopedic conference in Halle, Germany.
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