Infected nonunions of diaphyseal fractures of the forearm

  title={Infected nonunions of diaphyseal fractures of the forearm},
  author={Mark L. Prasarn and Elizabeth Anne Ouellette and David R. Miller},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
There are no reported series that specifically deal with repair of infected nonunions of the diaphysis of the forearm bones. We sought to determine whether a standardized treatment protocol we have utilized for 15 patients from 1989 to 2005 results in a high union rate, resolution of infection, and a good functional outcome. The study cohort included nine male and six female patients who presented to a University hospital setting with an infected nonunion of the diaphysis of the radius or ulna… CONTINUE READING


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