The treatment of infected non-union of the tibia by compression-distraction techniques using the Ilizarov external fixator

@article{Hosny1998TheTO,
  title={The treatment of infected non-union of the tibia by compression-distraction techniques using the Ilizarov external fixator},
  author={Gamal Ahmed Hosny and Mohamed Salah Shawky},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={298-302}
}
Circular external fixation using the Ilizarov apparatus combined with compression-distraction techniques was used to treat 11 patients with infected non-union and segmental bone loss of the tibia. The series comprised 8 males and 3 females, with an average age of 27 years (range 17–51 years). The average number of previous failed surgical attempts at union was 2 per patient (range 1 to 4). Three infected non-unions without shortening were treated with complete resection of the site and… CONTINUE READING

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