[Refractures following metal removal. A follow up of surgically treated tibial shaft fractures].

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This study presents the follow-up of 187 patients with 194 diaphyseal fractures of the tibia (20% open), which were operated upon between 1980 and 1984 at our institution. We were mainly interested in the question of refractures after implant removal. The majority of fractures (98.79%) had no complications after removal of the implants, but 2 patients (1.03… (More)

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@article{Leu1989RefracturesFM, title={[Refractures following metal removal. A follow up of surgically treated tibial shaft fractures].}, author={Denisa Leu and Christian Bilat and Th. P. R{\"u}edi}, journal={Der Unfallchirurg}, year={1989}, volume={92 8}, pages={399-400} }