Management of large segmental tibial defects using locking IM nail and absorbable mesh.

Abstract

Tibia accounts for the majority of open fractures with long segmental defects. The management of such defects imposes several challenges due to their associations with extensive soft tissue damage and high infection risk. In this report, we describe a new technique for the reconstruction of tibia in a young patient with 10 cm defect. The patient had a… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2013-010480

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@article{Whately2013ManagementOL, title={Management of large segmental tibial defects using locking IM nail and absorbable mesh.}, author={Chris Whately and Mohamed Attia Abdallah and Yahya Ahmed Alwatari}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2013}, volume={2013} }