A comparison of external fixation alone or combined with intramedullary nailing in the treatment of segmental tibial defects


ERALP L., Kocaoglu M., Polat G., Bas A., Dirican A., Azam M.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA BELGICA, vol.78, no.5, pp.652-659, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA BELGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.652-659
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare the results of external fixation alone versus external fixation combined with intramedullary nailing in the reconstruction of segmental defects of the tibia resulting from chronic osteomyelitis.