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6Fixation

Bone substitute

Bone substitute

These images show postoperative x-rays with calcium sulfate bone substitute filling the large void which is commonplace after fracture reduction. This void is approximately 8-10 cubic centimeters. This bone substitute will be bioabsorbed over time.
In the early phase (0-2 weeks) it may act to support bony anatomy before early soft callus replaces the filled void.