Vascularized fibular grafts for the reconstruction of segmental tibial bone defects
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Free vascularized fibular grafts were employed in seven patients with large tibial defects following trauma or resection of tumour. All patients were followed for more than 5 years. Tibial union and excellent functional results were achieved in all seven patients. Free vascularized fibular transfer seems to be an effective method of treatment for massive segmental bone defects.
KeywordsPublic Health Functional Result Bone Defect Tibial Bone Segmental Bone
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