INTERPORE'S SYNTHETIC BONE GRAFT MATERIAL IS DERIVED FROM THE SEA
Source: Interpore International
Interpore's bone-void filler is made from coral that is converted to hydroxyapatite and processed into block or granular form. X-ray images of an ankle show a fracture (indicated by red arrows) in which the bone fragment was removed and replaced by the synthetic material. Metal plates and screws observed in the post-operative X-ray hold the implant in place and support the ankle until it heals.