Reconstruction of major traumatic segmental bone defects of the tibia with vascularized bone transfers.

@article{Cavadas2010ReconstructionOM,
  title={Reconstruction of major traumatic segmental bone defects of the tibia with vascularized bone transfers.},
  author={Pedro Carlos Cavadas and Luis Land{\'i}n and J. Jim{\'e}nez Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Peter M. Nthumba},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={215-23}
}
BACKGROUND Segmental bone defects of the tibia after high-energy trauma are limb-threatening conditions. Multiple treatment options have been proposed, including nonvascularized bone grafts, vascularized bone transfers, and callus distraction. A series of 41 patients with major segmental defects of the tibia treated with vascularized bone reconstruction is presented. METHODS Forty-one acute or nonacute segmental bone defects of the tibia, 4 cm or more in length, were included in the series… CONTINUE READING
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