Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica

The eomparison of eompression-distraelion and bone transport methods in the treatment of aeute bone defeets

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Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı

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Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji Anabilim Dalı

AOTT 1996; 30: 317-320
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In order to obtain union and lengthening in the tibial defects of adult rabbits; comparison-distraction and bone transport methods were performed by using external fixator. Clinical, histological and radiological evaluation of the results were done. Sufficient union was observed in all rabbits trea/ed with compression-distraction method. While the union in the proximal site of the defect in rabbits treated with transport method was sufficient, the union in the distal site was not sufficient.

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