Intramedullary application of bone morphogenetic protein in the management of a major bone defect after an Ilizarov procedure

  • Burkhart K
  • Rommens P
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Abstract

We describe a patient with insufficient bone regeneration of the tibia after bone transport over an intramedullary nail, in whom union was ultimately achieved after exchange nailing and intramedullary application of rh-bone morphogenetic protein-7 at the site of distraction.

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Authors

  • K. J. Burkhart

  • P. M. Rommens

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