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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BONE GRAFTS AND THEIR ANSWERS

19 Mar 2019

Men with plastered hand on white backgroundEven the most common medical procedures require specialized equipment. While this demand is beneficial for the U.S. medical device industry, which employs over 356,000 people at 5,800 companies, it also means that workers in the industry and related fields need to have a ....

HOW CAN I MAXIMIZE MY HOSPITAL’S PROFITABILITY?

06 Mar 2019

Much like other businesses, U.S. hospitals have faced economic challenges over the course of the last decade. While recovering from the recession and increases in uninsured care, many hospitals have searched for ways to increase their profitability. Whether your surgery center is dealing with its own financial setbacks or ....

FRACTURED BONE REPAIR: 4 WAYS TO HEAL

04 Feb 2019

Bone repair is a fascinating process. Though bone is hard and durable, it can heal itself if given enough time (usually between two and 10 weeks) and rest. However, seeking immediate medical attention is an absolute must; if you wait and ignore and deny the problem, the bone may ....

WHEN ARE BONE GRAFTS NECESSARY?

24 Jan 2019

Bone grafting can be an intimidating procedure for many patients, but it is a surprisingly common treatment method used in many situations. Advancements in bone grafting technology, specifically in bone graft delivery systems, have allowed this treatment to improve over time, making it a more viable procedure to help ....

WHY CHOOSE A GRAFTGUN TO DELIVER YOUR ALLOGRAFT?

02 Jan 2019

The SurGenTec GraftGun delivers accurate measurements for your bone and orthopedic industry needs. But how does the GraftGun help you in the OR? Here’s why you should always choose the GraftGun complete with the Aziyo bone funnel when you enter the operating room. ACCURACY Thanks to the GraftGun’s tube ....

GRAFTGUN BY SURGENTEC SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES CLINICAL LAUNCH

20 Dec 2018

SurGenTec and partner Aziyo Biologics have officially completed the initial clinical launch of their intuitive GraftGun technology with resounding success. This technology utilizes their prefilled ViBone Viable Bone Matrix in order to accurately and effectively deliver this bone graft at various points throughout the body. This is the first ....

5 WAYS TO PROMOTE EFFICIENCY IN YOUR MEDICAL PRACTICE

03 Dec 2018

There are countless ways to boost productivity in the office, but just because productivity has improved doesn’t mean your practice is more efficient. The best way to offer great customer service and save money is by improving your team’s efficiency in the field. Whether that means improving your communication ....

BONE GRAFTING IN DOGS: HOW COMMON IS IT?

28 Nov 2018

Bone grafting in dogs and cats is not very common, but they can be used effectively. Allograft projections can be used in bone repair and many oral surgeries. Here are some of the benefits and practices that are commonly used when bone grafts are administered to dogs. WHY MIGHT ....

HOW TO MAKE YOUR MEDICAL PRACTICE STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

23 Oct 2018

Running a medical practice is hard work and nearly every sector could benefit from new ideas now and then. You already have the best staff and credentials, but a little help can go a long way. There are around 38,600 surgeons working across the United States. If you want ....

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BONE GRAFT RECOVERY

18 Oct 2018

Bone grafts are a common way to aid your bones’ recovery from a traumatic injury. Whether it’s a fracture, break, or gap in the bone, bone graft surgery can help speed recovery and resolve any prior defects in the bone. Recovery time from an autograft or allograft procedure varies ....

WHY YOU NEED PHYSICAL THERAPY FOLLOWING A BONE FRACTURE

25 Sep 2018

Though you know broken bones may require a physical therapy, visiting a physical therapist may seem a little overboard when you experience a fracture. However, fractures can cause just as much, if not more, damage than a break. ....

KEEPING PATIENTS INFORMED: A QUICK GUIDE TO BONE GRAFT MATERIAL OPTIONS

19 Sep 2018

Thanks to many developments in bone-grafting technologies, doctors, dentists, and surgeons have a variety of options for filling bone voids. A long-term study of 2 million bone graft patients found a trend away from traditional bone graft to bone graft substitutes in the United States. Clearly, different substances are ....

WHAT IS AN ALVEOLAR BONE GRAFT?

28 Aug 2018

While many know the benefits of utilizing a bone graft delivery system for joints and fractures, you may not know bone grafts are also utilized in dentistry. This is seen most commonly in children who are born with cleft lips and cleft palates; for many, damage to the alveolar ....

WHAT IS VIBONE AND HOW DOES IT HELP ME?

13 Aug 2018

SurGenTec uses the best in medical technology to help heal your bone fractures and injuries via GraftGun, a bone graft delivery device. To help you heal more quickly, we use ViBone, an allograft developed by Aziyo. But what is ViBone? What is it? Aziyo developed ViBone to repair your ....

AUTOGRAFT VS ALLOGRAFT: UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE

06 Aug 2018

If you’ve recently fractured or broken a bone, you might be in the market to receive graft delivery in order to heal your injury. There are two types of human grafts that can be delivered through a bone graft delivery system: an allograft and an autograft. Here are the ....

WHAT ARE CORTICAL FIBERS AND HOW DO THEY HELP ME?

26 Jul 2018

If you have recently experienced an injury, it’s likely that you will need a bone graft in order to heal properly. You’ve heard of doctors talk about cortical fibers, but you don’t really know what it is, or what you’ll be getting yourself into. Here is some information regarding ....

WHAT TO DO FOLLOWING A BONE FRACTURE

11 Jul 2018

Bone fractures can happen at any age because people can fall at any age: children will fracture their foot if they fall while playing and an elderly person might fracture something if they slip down the stairs. Bone fractures affect us all, but people often don’t know what to ....

BONE GRAFTS: WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW DO THEY WORK?

10 Jul 2018

If your upcoming medical procedure requires a bone graft, you might not know what to expect. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions regarding a bone graft procedure. What is a bone graft? A bone graft is an invasive surgical procedure that transplants bone tissue in order ....