Vascularized fibular grafts in the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia.

@article{Weiland1990VascularizedFG,
  title={Vascularized fibular grafts in the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia.},
  author={Andrew J. Weiland and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss and Julene R Moore and Vernon T. Tolo},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1990},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={654-62}
}
Free vascularized fibular bone grafts were used in nineteen children, seen consecutively, who had congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia. The average age was 5.1 years (range, 1.4 to 11.4 years). Sixteen of the patients had been treated with electrical stimulation for at least one year, and the tibia had not united. All but four patients had had at least one previous operative procedure. At an average follow-up of 6.3 years (range, 2.0 to 11.0 years), eighteen (95 per cent) of the nineteen… CONTINUE READING

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