The Role of Massive Bone Allografts in Traumatic Bone Loss

  • M. Salai
  • Y. Amit
  • S. Velkkes
  • H. Horosowski


Traumatic bone loss is often the result of injuries such as: missiles (either high or low velocity) or motor vehicle accidents (MVA).

These types of injuries are often associated with major bone loss, soft tissue damage, and frequently also injury to the neurovascular bundle. Early reconstruction of the bone deficits by massive bone allografts, offers immediate stabilization by a bony scaffold, allowing early rehabilitation and resumption of function.

The indications, prerequisites, technique and illustrative cases are presented and discussed.


Motor Vehicle Accident Neurovascular Bundle Soft Tissue Damage Proximal Ulna Osteoarticular Allograft 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Salai
    • 1
  • Y. Amit
    • 1
  • S. Velkkes
    • 1
  • H. Horosowski
    • 1
  1. 1.The Orthopaedic Wing, Chaim Sheba Medical CenterTel Hashomer HospitalIsrael

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