Pseudarthrosis of the Ribs Treated with a Locking Compression Plate: A Report of Three Cases

Gardenbroek, T. J.; Bemelman, M.; Leenen, L. P. H.
June 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 6, p1477
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents case studies of patients with pseudarthrosis of rib fractures. The patients had experienced thoracic trauma with consistent complain of persistent pain during movement or deep inspiration. The condition of the patients become better after they were treated with open reduction and internal fixation with the use of locking compression plates.


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