Does smoking affect the quality of bone regenerate in paediatric limb reconstructive surgery?

Abstract

PURPOSE To bring to the attention of the orthopaedic fraternity that adolescent children smoke and this has an adverse effect on the bone regenerate during limb deformity corrective surgery. METHODS Retrospective review of patients undergoing limb deformity corrective surgery with a prolonged frame time and bone-healing index. Patients operated on between… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11832-007-0058-9

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@article{Rajan2007DoesSA, title={Does smoking affect the quality of bone regenerate in paediatric limb reconstructive surgery?}, author={Rohan Ananda Rajan and Ming Jew Ong and Stanley Jones and James Fernandes}, journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics}, year={2007}, volume={1 6}, pages={365-7} }