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Abstract

RESULTS OF ILIZAROV METHOD OF TREATMENT FOR INFECTED NON UNION OF LONG BONES.

Dr. Vijay Kumar Meena*, Dr. Devendra Solanki, Dr. Siddharth Sharma, Dr. Ankesh Goyal and Dr. Gunvanti Meena

ABSTRACT

Background: infected nonunion of long bone is a very difficult task for surgeon to treat. Ilizarov emerged as the miraculous procedure to tackle this complication. So we have performed this study to look out the outcome of Ilizarov in our setup Materials and methods: 60 cases of infected nonunion of long bones of lower limb which were treated by Ilizarov method from 2011 to 2014 were included in the study. Average age of patients with tibial nonunion was 31.4 years and for femoral nonunion was 22.7 years. In our study 40 tibial and 20 femoral fractures were having infected nonunion. Ratio of male: female was 5:1. Ilizarov fixator was used to treat patients. All patients had minimum follow up for 6 months. D Paley’s criteria were used to evaluate results. Results: 56.6%, 26.6% patients had excellent and good bony and functional results. 6.6 % patients had poor results. On an average 2 to 3 complication occurred in every patient. Most common complication was pin tract infection. Conclusion: Ilizarov is good option to treat infected nonunion. However expertisation is required to reduce complications. It requires immense patience on both sides, doctor as well as patient.

Keywords: Ilizarov, tibial, femoral fractures.


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