Tetrafocal Bone Transport of the Tibia with Circular External Fixation: A Case Report

Guerreschi, Francesco; Azzam, Wael; Camagni, Marco; Lovisetti, Luigi; Catagni, Maurizio A.
January 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 1, p190
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 42-year-old man with a tibial bifocal bone defect that resulted from a motorcycle accident and was treated with tetrafocal bone transport in two locations at the same time. The patient's wound was irrigated and a Hoffmann-II circular external fixator was applied. At the time of the two-year follow-up visit, the fracture sites were united and he found no clinical infection, limb-length discrepancy, or deformity.


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