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non-union

Failure of a fracture to form new bone and to regain bony continuity. Non-union may lead to the development of a fibrous or cartilaginous false joint (PSEUDARTHROSIS).

non-union

failure of normal bone healing
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If current trends were to continue, I think there would be very little non-union work in the near future.
5) Fractures of the tibial diaphysis treated with intra-medullary nailing, plating, casting, bracing or external fixation may go on to delayed union or non-union in 10-30% of cases.
Humeral diaphyseal fracture usually heal with close methods but when non-union develops then it needs surgical intervention in the form of plating and bone grafting, intramedullary nailing (open or close and simple or interlocking nails) and external fixators (circular or one plane fixator).
Comment: US machinist union issues cautious statement on merger of unionized Alaska Air and non-union Virgin America
Legal experts had thought Scalia might be sympathetic to the union position due to prior votes and statements on the subject, but his questions signaled support for the 10 non-union California public school teachers who challenged the fees.
During the 1970s, UMWA production accounted for approximately 95% of total ILB production, but has since dropped as non-union production flourished.
Gollan, Kaufman, Taras, and Wilkinson, with the help of 12 international experts, present a unique, long-term, comparative study of non-union employee representation (NER).
About 40 non-union town employees would be affected for a total annual savings of approximately $15,000.
Only those patients with Paley's classification of 6 non-union type B andC (Table 2) were included in the study whose bone loss exceeded 4 cm.
But in the middle of last year, the 1,700-member BTEA called for a halt to the agreement, saying it put their members at a competitive disadvantage when going up against non-union outfits for building contracts.
The Business for sale is a highly successful design/build, non-union contractor offering start to finish fire sprinkler installation services across a major Mid-Atlantic metro area.
Non-union members at BUPA sites around the country will be getting the same pay increases as those negotiated by NZNO and SFWU, and this has caused considerable concern among union members.

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