Title: Ectopic bone formation due to a distal venting hole in intramedullary nailing
Authors: Verfaillie, S ×
Stuyck, Jos #
Issue Date: Aug-1996
Series Title: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica vol:62 issue:1 pages:49-51
Abstract: A case report is presented on ectopic bone formation around a distal venting hole drilled in the femur to prevent pulmonary embolism. We no longer recommend this technique, because it is ineffective and has its own complications.
ISSN: 0001-6462
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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