Utilization of autogenous corticocancellous bone graft from the distal tibia for reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.

Procurement of corticocancellous autogenous bone graft from any donor site is not without potential complications. Increased postoperative morbidity, fracture at the donor site, an additional surgical procedure, increased operative time, excessive blood loss, hematoma, and increased relative cost are all factors that must be considered, regardless of donor… CONTINUE READING