delayed union

delayed union

Orthopedics A delay in the healing of the ends of a fracture

de·layed u·nion

(dĕ-lād' yū'nyŭn)
Healing of a fracture that takes longer than expected.
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Complications in spinal fusion implant procedures include implant migration, delayed union, pseudarthrosis, and transitional syndrome.
investigator for Augment's American pivotal trial in North America and chief of the foot and ankle service in the department of orthopedic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, said: "The FDA approval of Augment provides a valuable new therapeutic healing option as an alternative to autograft in ankle and/or hindfoot fusion procedures, which is especially important since the outcomes of these interventions can at times be complicated by delayed union or non-union.
Implants for arthroscopy of the knee and biology to delayed union / necrosis sterile - Surgical general
Patients treated with an early application of Pulsed electromagnetic field got a significantly increased rate of union and an overall reduced suffering time compared with patients that archive Pulsed electromagnetic field after the 6 months or more of delayed union, as described by others [32].
Delayed union and non union are diagnosed many weeks after the injury (16 weeks for delayed union and 36 weeks for non-union after the treatment).
Thirteen fractures (37%) had delayed union, and one (2.
At present, clinical use of these techniques is restricted to delayed union and non-union of fractures.
If we translate the human scenario to the case of the bald eagle presented by Montgomery et al, (1) we would emphasize the need for compression of the bone ends of the delayed union.
SAN DIEGO - Teriparatide is gaining traction as an off-label therapy to speed fracture repair and promote healing of delayed union and nonunion fractures.
A higher incidence of HIV was found in patients presenting with delayed union or non-union, but this seems to respond to stable internal fixation and autologous bone grafting.
Therapeutic failures are patients who were assessed as having non-union or delayed union at 24 weeks, or required secondary therapeutic intervention for non-union or delayed union
9 million fractures occur every year in the United States, of which 5-10% results in a delayed union or non-union.