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OBJECTIVES This study aims to investigate the effect of pentoxifylline on fracture healing in an experimental animal model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-one male, Wistar-Albino rats were divided randomly into two groups as the pentoxifylline and control groups. Standard, closed femoral shaft fractures were established in all rats using a three-point(More)
A modification of the technique of internal bone transport is presented. It decreases bone and soft tissue complications during bone transport, increases patient's comfort, the volume of the fixator is smaller and painful scarring is limited. Nine patients with a mean age of 23.9 years were treated with this technique. The aetiology was tumour, trauma or(More)
Septic arthritis in child age results in sequelae when treated late or inappropriately. Arthrodesis is a salvage option which is rarely performed in children because of its complications and resultant disabilities. We report the case of a 16-year-old boy who had been treated with arthrodesis of his right knee at the age of seven and subsequently developed a(More)
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