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Maximizing outcomes in a Gustilo-Anderson type IIIB open tibia fracture with segmental bone loss: A case report and review of the literature

Learning Point of the Article: Large segmental bone defects associated with soft tissue loss pose reconstructive challenges when treating open fractures, but the staged induced membrane technique, combined with appropriate soft tissue coverage, is a reliable method of limb salvage in a healthy patient. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 1 | JOCR January – February 2020 | Page 58-61 | Porter F Young, Phillip Pirgousis, Jonathan R...

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Management of an Open Distal Radius Epiphysiolysis in a 14-year-old Male: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: From this rare case the reader learns from our experience. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 70-73 | Konstantinos N. Mastrantonakis, Charalampos A. Christogiannis, Themistoklis V. Tragaris, Anastasia K. Garmpi, Emmanouil I. Daskalogiannakis. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1594 Authors: Konstantinos N. Mastrantonakis[1], Charalampos A. Christogiannis[1],...

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Head-on Allograft Transplantation: A Unique Case Report Where a Large Piece of Femoral Bone was Extruded from One Patient’s Body and Impaled Another Patient’s Tibia

What to Learn from this Article? How to manage large traumatic bone loss in the femur. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 5 | JOCR Sep – Oct 2017 | Page 50-23| Stephen R Rossman, M Kareem Shaath, Kenneth W Graf. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.892 Authors: Stephen R Rossman[1], M Kareem Shaath[1], Kenneth W Graf[2] [1]Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School,140 Bergen Street ACC D-1610, Newark, New...

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A Gustilo Type 3B Open Tibial Fracture Treated with a Proximal Flexor Hallucis Longus Flap: A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? The use of a proximally based flexor hallucis longus flap is an effective alternative surgical approach that may be useful for the repair of large soft-tissue defects in the distal third of the lower leg if insufficiently covered by other flaps. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2017 | Page 70-73| Tomohiro Yasuda, Masayuki Arai, Kaoru Sato, Koji Kanzaki....

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Early Definitive Fixation of an Open Periprosthetic Femur Fracture in the Polytraumatized Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

What to Learn from this Article? Periprosthetic fractures of the femur after total hip arthroplasty are increasing in frequency and ongoing debate exists regarding early definitive stabilization versus initial damage control orthopaedics followed by delayed fixation. Early definitive stabilization versus delayed fixation in the polytraumatized patient with an open periprosthetic femur fracture is reviewed in the context of a case...

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