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Limb Salvage pp 671-674 | Cite as

Reconstruction of the Tibia by Dual Grafting: Report of Three Cases

  • B. A. Swierstra
  • W. J. Rijnberg
  • B. Van Linge
Conference paper

Abstract

In the past 20 years we have gained a fair amount of experience with a limb-saving surgical approach for posttraumatic bone defects in the lower leg [1]. This experience has been extended to the reconstruction oflarge defects ofthe tibia after resection for malignant tumors.

Keywords

Bone Defect Limb Salvage Wide Resection Early Weight Bearing Cortical Graft 
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References

  1. 1.
    Rijnberg WJ, van Linge B (1988) Central cancellous graft of the leg for long standing pseudarthrosis of the tibia. Acta Orthop Scand Suppl 59(5): 227Google Scholar
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    Enneking WF, Eady JL, Burchardt H (1980) Autogenous cortical bone graft in the reconstruction of segmental skeletal defects. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 62(7): 1039–1058Google Scholar
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    Gebhardt MC, Lord FC, Rosenberg AE, Mankin HJ (1987) The treatment of adamantinoma of the tibia by wide resection and allograft bone transplantation. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 69(8): 1177–1188Google Scholar
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    De Boer HH, Wood MB (1989) Bone changes in the vascularised fibular graft. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 71(3): 374–378Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Swierstra
    • 1
  • W. J. Rijnberg
    • 1
  • B. Van Linge
    • 1
  1. 1.University Hospital DijkzigtRotterdamThe Netherlands

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