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Fig. 2

From: Vertical ridge augmentation using a porous composite of uncalcined hydroxyapatite and poly-DL-lactide enriched with types 1 and 3 collagen

Fig. 2

Surgical procedure. Creation of the recipient bed. The calvarial bone is marked by an 8-mm trephine bur (a). The cortical bone is cleared using burs (b). The area is rinsed with saline to remove bone debris and the center of the recipient bed is perforated with a 1.3 mm drill bit (c). The recipient beds are finished preparation (d).The blocks are positioned and fixed with fixation pins at each of the prepared sites (e)

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