Tibial Shaft Nonunion: Plating

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
  • Theodoros I. Tosounidis
  • George M. Kontakis


Tibial diaphyseal symptomatic aseptic nonunions. Tibial diaphyseal asymptomatic aseptic nonunions (after consultation with the patient). Tibial nonunion with closed intramedullary canal.


Image Intensifier Nonunion Site Tibial Diaphyseal Tibial Nonunions Hypertrophic Nonunions 
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Further Reading

  1. Gardner MJ, Toro-Arbelaez JB, Hansen M, Boraiah S, Lorich DG, Helfet DL. Surgical treatment and outcomes of extraarticular proximal tibial nonunions. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008;128(8):833–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Wiss DA, Stetson WB. Tibial nonunion: treatment alternatives. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 1996;4(5):249–57.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Wiss DA, Johnson DL, Miao M. Compression plating for non-union after failed external fixation of open tibial fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1992;74(9):1279–85.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
    • 1
  • Theodoros I. Tosounidis
    • 2
  • George M. Kontakis
    • 3
  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  3. 3.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of CreteCreteGreece

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