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 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

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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