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Fig. 4 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 4

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

Fig. 4

a 52-year-old man developed a diaphyseal femoral nonunion following anterograde intramedullary nailing of a femoral shaft fracture using a nail with thin diameter and thin locking screws resulting in torsional instability. b Nonunion revision using a reamed anterograde nail with a larger diameter and locking screws with a larger diameter as well as application of intramedullary reaming graft. c Complete implant removal after nonunion healing 12 months after revision surgery

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