Circular external fixation and cemented PMMA spacers for the treatment of complex tibial fractures and infected nonunions with segmental bone loss.

@article{Niekerk2017CircularEF,
  title={Circular external fixation and cemented PMMA spacers for the treatment of complex tibial fractures and infected nonunions with segmental bone loss.},
  author={Andries H van Niekerk and Franz F Birkholtz and Phillip de Lange and Kevin D. Tetsworth and Erik Hohmann},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={2309499017716242}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of combined circular external fixation and cemented polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) spacer application between a cohort of patients with grade 3 open fractures and infected tibial nonunions and concomitant segmental bone loss. METHODS The study was designed as a retrospective cohort study. All… CONTINUE READING