Femoral fracture after harvesting of autologous bone graft using a reamer/irrigator/aspirator.

Abstract

A case of postoperative fracture in the donor femur after obtaining autologous bone graft with a reamer/irrigator/aspirator is presented. This procedure was successful in healing a difficult femoral nonunion, but the patient sustained a fracture of the contralateral (bone graft donor) femur 20 days after surgery. A mechanical analysis is conducted of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e3181e39bf4

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