Antibiotic cement-coated nails for the treatment of infected nonunions and segmental bone defects.

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Introduction reatment of infected nonunions is a challenge faced by many orthopaedic surgeons. Traditionally, the treatment strategy has been control of the infection followed by procedures to achieve osseous union. Débridement, antibiotic-impregnated cement beads, and intravenous antibiotics have been used for the control of the infection. External or… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.H.00753

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