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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hierholzer, Christian; Glowalla, Claudio; Herrler, Michael; von Rüden, Christian; Hungerer, Sven; Bühren, Volker; Friederichs, Jan 
Title:
Reamed intramedullary exchange nailing: treatment of choice of aseptic femoral shaft nonunion. 
Abstract:
The aim of this study was to evaluate a standardized method of treatment of femoral nonunion of the isthmal femur excluding non-united metaphyseal fractures.Between 2003 and 2010, 72 consecutive patients with nonunion of the femoral shaft were operated using a standardized protocol in our trauma department and followed up for successful union and functional result.Osseous healing was observed in 71 patients (98%). Only one patient was lacking bone healing following a time period of 24 months aft...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Orthop Surg Res 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
88 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik