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Management of gap non-union of tibia by tibialisation of ipsilateral vascular fibula.

Abstract:

Gap non-union of tibia following traumatic bone loss or infection dramatically emphasizes the limitation of conventional reconstructive techniques. With presence of significant skin loss or poorly vascularised recepient bed, complications and failure rate increase and solution often lies in amputation. Vascularised ipsilateral fibular grafting offers a viable alternative to this. This is a series of 16 cases of gap non-union of tibia treated by tibialisation of fibula at KEM Hospital, Bombay....

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Solanki, SB More by this author
Sonsale, PD More by this author
Pandit, HG More by this author
Journal:
Journal of postgraduate medicine
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
109-111
Publication date:
1996
ISSN:
0022-3859
URN:
uuid:518a1f78-6cba-4e4d-8580-f8f143343750
Source identifiers:
108477
Local pid:
pubs:108477

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