Bone grafting from the proximal tibia.

  title={Bone grafting from the proximal tibia.},
  author={Volker Alt and Akbar Nawab and David Seligson},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={47 3},
OBJECTIVE A retrospective study was undertaken to analyze the results of proximal tibial bone grafts with immediate postoperative weight bearing. METHODS Over a 2-year period, 54 patients underwent bone grafting harvested from the proximal tibia. Postoperatively patients were allowed to bear weight as tolerated on the donor site. Mean follow-up was 26.4 weeks, with a range of 6 to 80 weeks. Indications for bone grafting were fresh fractures with primary grafting and nonunions. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING


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