International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Orthopedic | Malaysia | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024 | Rating: 5.2 / 10


Non-Vascularised Fibula Graft: Hospital Sultan Ismail Experience of 6 Cases

Mohamad Afif AR | Chin ZY | Noreen FMN | Saadon Ibrahim [2]


Abstract: Background: Non-vascularized fibular bone graft was reliable surgical method for managing bone defect after bone tumour resections. Objective(s): To review the outcome of non-vascularised fibular bone graft with bone defect after tumour resection in terms of union, time of union and complications. Method: This a case series reviewing retrospective medical record review of all patients with bone defect after bone tumour resection managed with non-vascularized fibular bone graft over 5 years in a Hospital Sultan Ismail. Results: There were 6 patients with 4 patients had union and 2 patients did not unite with median time for union was 24 weeks. One patient had stress fracture after union. Conclusions: Non vascularised fibular graft use in management of bone defect after bone tumour resections is still a good surgical option despite advancement of vascularised fibular graft.


Keywords: Non vascularised fibular bone graft, bone defect, bone tumour resection, Hospital Sultan Ismail


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 1250 - 1253



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