Corpus ID: 2829446

[Personal experiences in the reconstruction of trauma-induced bone defects].

@article{Jahn1989PersonalEI,
  title={[Personal experiences in the reconstruction of trauma-induced bone defects].},
  author={R. Jahn and E. Schenk and B. Freese},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  year={1989},
  volume={92 10},
  pages={
          495-9
        }
}
In this report an analysis of all patients treated with bone grafting in a 5-year period is given. Bone grafting was necessary in 8.4% of patients treated by osteosynthesis. Bone defects are seen mostly in the lower extremities. Malunion and nonunion are relatively frequent after fractures of the forearm and tibia. Contaminated fractures were seen in 32 patients. Before any osseous reconstruction, the defects of skin and soft tissues had to be closed and local infections treated. The period… Expand