publication . Article . 2021

Treatment of Femoral Non-Union with the Gene-Activated Osteoplastic Material: А Case Report

V. V. Khominets; R. V. Deev; A. L. Kudyashev; S. V. Mikhailov; D. A. Shakun; A. V. Komarov; I. Yu. Bozo; A. V. Schukin; I. V. Foos;
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  • Published: 15 Apr 2021 Journal: Traumatology and Orthopedics of Russia, volume 27, pages 66-74 (issn: 2311-2905, eissn: 2542-0933, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Background. Non-unions of distal femur fractures are difficult to treat and occur in about 6% of cases. Multifactorial causes of fractures non-unions require individual treatment for each patient in accordance with the “diamond” concept. The standard protocol for patients with atrophic non-unions treatment involves bone autografts using, but there are limitations of size, shape, quality and quantity of autografts. Osteoplastic materials with osteoinductive (angiogenic) and osteoconductive activity can be used as bioresorbable implants in combination with autogenous spongy bone in the treatment of extremities long bones non-unions.Clinical case description. A 63-...
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