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Fig. 6 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 6

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

Fig. 6

a 48-year-old man with atrophic tibial shaft nonunion 8 months after intramedullary nailing. Curved fibula indicated mechanical blockage and prevented dynamization and compression of the nonunion site resulting in dehiscence of the fracture ends. b Reamed anterograde intramedullary exchange nailing including fibula osteotomy. c Osseous healing and complete implant removal one year after reamed exchange nailing

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