Periosteal grafting for congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: a preliminary report.

@article{Thabet2008PeriostealGF,
  title={Periosteal grafting for congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia: a preliminary report.},
  author={Ahmed S M A Thabet and Dror Paley and Mehmet Kocaoğlu and Levent Eralp and John E. Herzenberg and Omer Naci Ergin},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2008},
  volume={466 12},
  pages={2981-94}
}
UNLABELLED The results of treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT) are frequently unsatisfactory because of the need for multiple operations for recalcitrant nonunion, residual deformities, and limb-length discrepancies (LLD). Although the etiology of CPT is basically unknown, recent reports suggest the periosteum is the primary site for the pathologic processes in CPT. We hypothesized complete excision of the diseased periosteum and the application of a combined approach… CONTINUE READING

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