Antibiotic Cement-Coated Nails for the Treatment of Infected Nonunions and Segmental Bone Defects

Thonse, Raghuram; Conway, Janet D.
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p163
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the use of antibiotic cement coated nails for the treatment of infected nonunions and segmental bone defects in patients that have undergone fracture fixation. A discussion of the difficulties that orthopedic surgeons face when treating infected nonunions, and the techniques that they use to treat the infected nonunions, is presented.


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