Archives of orthopaedic and traumatic surgery

, Volume 105, Issue 5, pp 298–301 | Cite as

A pilot study of the value of ceramics for bone replacement

  • H. Waisbrod
  • H. U. Gerbershagen
Original Articles


We report on eight cases in which ceramic implants were used to replace bone grafts. The results of this pilot study show definite usefulness of tricalcium phosphates, whereas hydroxyapatite did not prove suitable.


Public Health Phosphate Pilot Study Hydroxyapatite Bone Graft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Waisbrod
    • 1
  • H. U. Gerbershagen
    • 1
  1. 1.Pain Center MainzMainzGermany

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