International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Orthopaedic Surgery | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020


Use of Autologous Non-Vascularized Fibular Graft as a Biological Intramedullary Nail for the Management of Bone Loss in Compound Distal Tibia Fractures

Dr. B. Sahithya, Gopal Arun Kumar


Abstract: Compound fracture resulting in segmental bone loss is a challenge to orthopaedic surgeons. Choosing a correct surgical modality for gap non union is controversial, In our study non-vascularized fibular graft was taken from contralateral leg as a biological intramedullary nail in the management of compound distal third both bones fracture right leg, which has shown good results at the end of 18months of followup.


Keywords: Gap non-union, Fibular graft, Biological intramedullary nail


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 802 - 806


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Dr. B. Sahithya, Gopal Arun Kumar, "Use of Autologous Non-Vascularized Fibular Graft as a Biological Intramedullary Nail for the Management of Bone Loss in Compound Distal Tibia Fractures", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20410174602, Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020, 802 - 806

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