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Old 12-17-2006, 05:43 PM
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I got to spend some time with Dr. Bertagnoli last week. We discussed the use of bone wax and the potential for infection. Said Dr. B:

If my infection rate was zero before I started using bone wax, and zero since I started using it, I think it's safe to say that the use of bone wax does not cause infection.
I questioned further about his experience. He's been using it for over a year... approximately 60 case.

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