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Freeze-drying of bone grafts provides an excellent means of storage and transportation under adverse conditions. A procedure of encasing frozen bone in an ice block and drying under high vacuum without melting is described. The method lends itself particularly to maintaining a sterile product.
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- The Preservation and Clinical Use of Freeze-Dried Bone.J. Bone & Joint Surg. 1951; 33A: 863
- Freeze-Drying.Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York1949
Received: September 14, 1951
© 1952 Published by Elsevier Inc.