Nonunion of forearm fractures; with reference to plate osteosynthesis

C. Tauber, M. Pritsch, J. Engel

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The causes of nonunion of fractures of the radius and ulna in 15 patients are reviewed. Local instability due to inadequate internal fixation was the main cause in our series. Treatment by compression plating supplemented by onlay bone grafts resulted in solid union in our patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-87
Number of pages8
JournalOrthopaedic Review
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes


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