Outcomes of Ilizarov ring fixation in recalcitrant infected tibial non-unions – a prospective study

@article{Madhusudhan2008OutcomesOI,
  title={Outcomes of Ilizarov ring fixation in recalcitrant infected tibial non-unions – a prospective study},
  author={Thayur R. Madhusudhan and Balasundaram Ramesh and K. S. Manjunath and Harshad Mohan Shah and Dabir C Sundaresh and Nagesha Chokkahalli Krishnappa},
  journal={Journal of Trauma Management and Outcomes},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={6 - 6}
}
BACKGROUND Infected non-union of long bones is a problem in the developing countries. Persistent infection, deformity, shortening, bone loss, joint stiffness and disability complicate the non-union. Secondary procedures are often required for correction of bone defects and deformity. Ilizarov method addresses all the above problems simultaneously and offers a panacea for infected non-unions. The stability of the fixation and provision for bone transport allows bridging of bone defects, limb… CONTINUE READING

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