chronOS® Bone Graft Substitute (BGS) is a synthetic β-tricalcium phosphate bone void filler which is radiopaque, resorbable and osteoconductive.
chronOS Strip is indicated for:
chronOS Strip, combined with autogenous blood and/or bone marrow or autograft is intended to be used in the spine for posterolateral fusion. Following placement into the bony void, chronOS Strip resorbs and is replaced with bone during the healing process.
chronOS Preforms and Granules are indicated for:
|Osteoconductive||Provides a scaffold for bony ingrowth|
|Available as granules, preformed shapes, and strips||Multiple formulations designed to meet surgeon's needs|
|Can be perfused with the patient’s own blood or bone marrow||Potential to increase biological activity at the defect site|
|100% synthetic||Reduced risk of disease transmission|
|Potential to reduce operation time and morbidity associated with iliac crest harvests||Less pain to patient
Offers sufficient quantity of bone graft substitute
Potentially shortens OR time
|Standardized pore sizes||Designed for optimal environment for vascularization and bony infiltration|
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