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Old 02-12-2010, 11:12 AM   #1
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Ankle OATS procedure

Does the donor bone being harvested have to match the dna of the recipient?

 
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:29 PM   #2
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Re: Ankle OATS procedure

Hello,
I asked my surgeon the same question before receiving my cadaver bone and was told no. A bone transplant (so to speak) is not the same as an organ, the dna does not have to be the same. -Lauren

 
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