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Masquelet Technique for Distal Tibial Infected Non-union

  • Peter V. Giannoudis
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Abstract

The Masquelet technique implies the insertion of cement spacer loaded with or without antibiotics.

Such an approach maintains the space of recon­struction.

Keywords

External Fixator Mechanical Axis Image Intensifier Medullary Canal Cement Spacer 
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Further Reading

  1. Pelissier P, Masquelet A, Bareille R, et al. Induced membranes secrete growth factors including vascular and osteoinductive factors, and could stimulate bone regeneration. J Orthop Res. 2004;22:73–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Masquelet A, Beque T. The concept of induced membrane for reconstruction of long bone defects. Orthop Clin North Am. 2010;41:27–37.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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