Massive Bone Defects of the Upper Limb

Reconstruction by Vascularized Bone Transfer

Michael B. Wood, Allen Thorp Bishop

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Abstract

Vascularized bone transfer is increasingly recognized as a very useful and versatile technique for reconstructing massive bone defects in the upper limb or in patients with especially challenging conditions, such as infected nonunions and nonunions associated with radionecrosis of bone. It is especially indicated for the humerus and shoulder region with more selected applications in the forearm or wrist. Although technically challenging, the outcomes of this procedure justify consideration along with alternative methods for major reconstructions of the upper limb.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-56
Number of pages8
JournalHand Clinics
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2007

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Upper Extremity
Bone and Bones
Humerus
Wrist
Forearm

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  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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Massive Bone Defects of the Upper Limb : Reconstruction by Vascularized Bone Transfer. / Wood, Michael B.; Bishop, Allen Thorp.

In: Hand Clinics, Vol. 23, No. 1, 02.2007, p. 49-56.

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