O metodo Ilizarov no tratamento das pseudartroses infectadas

Translated title of the contribution: Ilizarov's method in the treatment of infected non-union cases

P. C. Vidal, H. Paulo, F. Benazzo, L. Ciciliani, K. Oliveira

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In order to evaluate the healing of infected non-union in long bones using Ilizarov's method, 32 patients - 30 men and 2 women - 10 tibias, 9 femurs, 7 forearms, and 6 humerus have been analyzed at the Hospital Center of Camaragibe, from January 1991 to February 1992. Four presented angular deformities, 12 intercalary defects, 16 focal infections. Evaluation considered union, healing of infection, correction of angular deformities, decrease in intercalary defects, and angular articular function. The final results showed that 20 were good, 6 regular, and 6 poor. The conclusion was that Ilizarov's technique is an efficient healing method in 62.5% of the cases, a percentage which is higher than that of other techniques.

Translated title of the contributionIlizarov's method in the treatment of infected non-union cases
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)905-908
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Brasileira de Ortopedia
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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