Comparison of autogenous cancellous bone grafts obtained from the sternum and proximal portion of the tibia of llamas.

TitleComparison of autogenous cancellous bone grafts obtained from the sternum and proximal portion of the tibia of llamas.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsKaneps AJ, Huber MJ, Snyder SP
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume215
Issue3
Pagination362-5
Date Published1999 Aug 1
ISSN0003-1488
KeywordsAnimals, Bone Transplantation, Camelids, New World, Histocytochemistry, Prospective Studies, Sternum, Tibia, Transplantation, Autologous
Abstract

To describe the anatomy of the sternum in llamas, define the surgical approach to the sternum for collection of cancellous bone graft tissue, and compare the histologic appearance of graft tissue obtained from the sternum with that obtained from the proximal portion of the tibia.

Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.