Ankle Instability After Vascularized Fibular Harvest for Tumor Reconstruction

@article{Nathan2004AnkleIA,
  title={Ankle Instability After Vascularized Fibular Harvest for Tumor Reconstruction},
  author={Saminathan Suresh Nathan and Lee Hung-Yi and Joseph J. Disa and Edward A. Athanasian and Patrick Boland and Peter G. Cordeiro and John H. Healey},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={57-64}
}
BackgroundThe vascularized fibular graft is an important tool in the reconstruction of defects caused by resections of orthopedic tumors. Children often undergo this form of reconstruction, but there is little information about the complications after vascularized fibular graft harvest in this age group.MethodsWe present a series of 32 patients who underwent this procedure to reconstruct an extremity in our institution. There were 12 children and 20 adults.ResultsThe residual distal fibula was… CONTINUE READING
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