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
– Bones have been removed
– Filling bone cysts
– Use in cases of arthrodesis
– Filling defects after the removal of benign bone tumours
Figure 1: The microporosity is visible in this enlargement.
Figure 2: Microporostiy in detail, pores up to approx. 5 μm; sinter necks are discernible.