Post-traumatic radioulnar synostosis treated effectively with tissue expander capsule interposition: a novel technique

Post-traumatic radioulnar synostosis treated effectively with tissue expander capsule... Post-traumatic radioulnar synostosis is a rare condition characterised by abnormal fibro-osseous union between radius and ulna along the length of the interosseous membrane, resulting in loss of forearm pronation and supination. Various surgical techniques have been described and numerous interpositional materials have been used. We present a novel technique of utilising a tissue expander capsule as the interpositional gliding surface. This technique provides an autologous capsule and an expanded adipofascia, which are well vascularised for increased length and reliability. Level of Evidence: Level V, therapeutic study. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Post-traumatic radioulnar synostosis treated effectively with tissue expander capsule interposition: a novel technique

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-014-1044-3
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