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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Long-term outcome following additional rhBMP-7 application in revision surgery of aseptic humeral, femoral, and tibial shaft nonunion

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a 36-year-old patient suffering a diaphyseal humerus fracture. b Nonunion 9 months after index operation including closed reduction and internal fixation using a retrograde intramedullary nail. c Patient rejected open reduction procedure and therefore, closed exchange nailing using a reamed anterograde intramedullary nail with a larger diameter was performed. d Persistent nonunion 11 months after primary revision surgery. e Secondary revision including resection of the nonunion site, shortening of the humeral shaft, application of reaming graft, and rigid LCP fixation. f Complete nonunion healing 6 months after secondary operative revision

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