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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Traditional open reduction and internal fixation with plates carry high rates of complications like infection, delayed union and non-union as a consequence of periosteal stripping.
[UKPRwire, Thu Sep 27 2018] According to a new market research report "Bone Growth Stimulators Market by Product (Device, Bone morphogenetic protein, PRP), Application (spinal fusion, Delayed Union & Non Union Bone Fracture, Dental, Maxillofacial), End User (Hospitals, Home care, Academia, CROs)Ce--CeGlobal Forecasts to 2022", published by MarketsandMarketsao.
In the search for "signals" of MSC regenerating ability, we evaluated prospectively a cohort of patients affected by long bone delayed union or nonunion enrolled in a "Seventh Framework Program" (FP7) European project and treated with a regenerative therapy with expanded autologous MSC plus a synthetic bone substitute.
Two percent (2.2%) complications were seen in cases of infection, delayed union, limited mouth opening and miniplate removal.
Two patients (8%) developed delayed union from group A and were treated by dynamization.
Implants for arthroscopy of the knee and biology to delayed union / necrosis sterile - Surgical general
The published series of these injuries recorded varying incidences of delayed union or non-union, malunion, infection, joint contractures and post traumatic arthritis.
In the USA alone, delayed union occurs in an estimated 600.000 patients with fractures each year, and approximately 100.000 of them progress to nonunions.
No statistically significant difference was found when comparing the rates of infection, rotation, shortening, delayed union and nonunion.
Two patient groups were not significantly different in relation to postoperative normal occlusion (p=0.45), malocclusion (p=0.45), mal-union (p=0.45), delayed union (p=0.07), non union, infection (p=0.28) and sensory disturbances (p=0.07).
[UKPRwire, Tue Sep 11 2018] According to a new market research report "Bone Growth Stimulators Market by Product (Device, Bone morphogenetic protein, PRP), Application (spinal fusion, Delayed Union & Non Union Bone Fracture, Dental, Maxillofacial), End User (Hospitals, Home care, Academia, CROs) - Global Forecasts to 2022", published by MarketsandMarketsao.