ununited fracture

un·u·nit·ed frac·ture

a fracture in which union between the ends of the bone fails to occur.
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Motion at the fracture site, avascularity, fracture gap, and presence of infection have all been implicated as causes for development of an ununited fracture.
2000) Treatment of ununited fracture of the hook of the hamate by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound.
However open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) is the treatment of choice for most type 2 and type 3 fractures because it prevents complications that arise due to unreduced or ununited fracture [3,4].
Bassett, "The development and application of pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) for ununited fractures and arthrodeses," Orthopedic Clinics of North America, vol.
Treatment of ununited fractures of the scaphoid by iliac bone grafts and Kirschner-wire fixation.
Hey-Groves EW: Ununited fractures with special reference to gunshot injuries and the use of bone grafting.