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The role of the periosteal sleeve in the reconstruction of bone defects using a non-vascularised fibula graft in the pediatric population

By C. Steiger, P Journeau and Pierre François Marie Lascombes


Following resection of large benign bone tumors surgeons are confronted with bone defects severely affecting the stability of a limb. To restore the mechanical continuity of the bone different treatment methods using bone grafts have been described. In pediatric patients the thick periosteal sleeve is thought to contribute to bone formation

Topics: info:eu-repo/classification/ddc/618, Adolescent, Bone Nails, Bone Neoplasms/surgery, Bone Transplantation/instrumentation/methods, Child, Female, Fibula/transplantation, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Humerus/surgery, Male, Periosteum/transplantation, Retrospective Studies, Tibia/surgery, Treatment Outcome
Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2017
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.otsr.2017.05.027
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