TITLE

Efficacy of minimally invasive techniques for enhancement of fracture healing: evidence today

AUTHOR(S)
Ippokratis Pountos; Theodora Georgouli; George Kontakis; Peter Giannoudis
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
International Orthopaedics;Jan2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract  The successful treatment of nonunions represents a major challenge for orthopaedic surgeons. Lately, ongoing advances made in the field of molecular medicine and molecular biology have increased our understanding of the pathways and involvement of mediators surrounding the bone healing process. As a result, the surgeon’s armamentarium has been increased in terms of options for intervention. This article aims to provide an overview of minimally invasive techniques applicable in the treatment of nonunions of fractures.
ACCESSION #
47380029

 

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