Can Normal Fracture Healing Be Achieved When the Implant Is Retained on the Basis of Infection? An Experimental Animal Model


Bilgili F., Balci H., Karaytug K., Sariyilmaz K. , Atalar A. C. , Bozdag E., et al.

CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, cilt.473, ss.3190-3196, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 473 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11999-015-4331-9
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.3190-3196

Özet

Infection after open fractures is a common complication. Treatment options for infections developed after intramedullary nailing surgery remain a topic of controversy. We therefore used a rat fracture model to evaluate the effects of infection on osseous union when the implant was maintained.