Addition of the material to autogenic or allogenic spongiosa to reconstruct bone defects e.g. in cases of spondylodesis, vertebral body replacement and in joint replacement surgery.
– Filling defects in correction osteotomies
– Filling the sites from which autogenic bones have been removed
– Filling bone cysts
– Use in arthrodesis
– Filling defects after the removal of benign bone tumours
Figure 1: Macropores up to 500 μm are visible.
Figure 2: Micropores in detail, approx. 5 μm, sinter necks