nonunion fracture


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nonunion fracture

Orthopedics A fracture unhealed after 9 months. See Pseudoarthrosis.
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In studying the results of the consolidation of fractures, four weeks after osteotomy, it was found that in intact animals nonunion fractures were in four cases and in rats with osteoporosis eight cases out of 20.
However, there was a mean interval of 21 months between the child's initial injury and presentation with a nonunion fracture.
Artificial hip prosthesis in acute and nonunion fractures of the femoral neck: follow-up study of seventy cases.
Definite management of bilateral lower leg nonunion fractures by Ilizarov apparatus in polytraumatized patient - case report.
The Orthofix Physio-Stim device is currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of nonunion fractures.