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Distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator

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Description: Distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator in the reconstruction of massive postosteomyelitis skeletal defects of the femur
Our study demonstrates that a distraction osteogenesis technique using an intramedullary nail and a monolateral external fixator is a reliable method for the reconstruction of massive postosteomyelitis skeletal defects.
Zhihong et al Can J Surg, Vol. 52, No. 2, April 2009 103

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Author/Contact: Zhihong et al
Institution: Can J Surg
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Language: English

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