Treatment of infected segmental defect of long bone with vascularized bone transfer.

Experience with infected pseudarthrosis with segmental osseous defect, treated by debridement and microvascular bone transfer, is reported. Fourteen patients form the basis for the study, including 12 males and two females. Patient age at the time of operation averaged 35.1 years. Follow-up averaged 52 months. The affected site included tibia (10), femur (2… CONTINUE READING