PMID: 43432Jan 1, 1979

Infected pseudoarthroses of long tubular bones. (Principles of treatment and results in the material of the University Hospital) (author's transl)

Magyar traumatológia, orthopaedia és helyreállító sebészet
M Forgon

Abstract

Based on clinical experiences author takes part for principles in the treatment of infected nonunions of long tubular bones. Main characteristics of his treatment are: Baside an approach saving the blood supply of bone, stable osteosynthesis, sequestrotomy and removal of necrotic tissues (focus elimination) filling in with autologous spongy bone chips the residual bone cavities, in acute stadium the application of PMMA balls as preparatory measure for a following cancellous bone, transplantation. Author comments at the same time on drainage, rinsing and sucking. Selective use of antibiotics may complete the therapy. Data of treatment in 42 cases of infected nonunions are given.

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