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The ortho-plastic management of Gustilo grade IIIB fractures of the tibia in children: a systematic review of the literature.

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BACKGROUND: The challenges of managing Gustilo IIIB tibial fractures in children are unique. A multi-disciplinary, evidence based approach is needed. We aimed to evaluate the evidence for the ortho-plastic management of Gustilo grade IIIB open tibial shaft fractures in children based on a review of all published data in order to rationalise the orthopaedic and plastic surgical approach to these complex injuries. METHOD: A systematic review of the literature was performed. Gustilo grade IIIB ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Injury
Volume:
40
Issue:
8
Pages:
876-879
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1879-0267
ISSN:
0020-1383
URN:
uuid:9e625df2-a1a3-4b34-932c-52cd302e27b5
Source identifiers:
226805
Local pid:
pubs:226805

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