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Surgical and Medical Management of Deformity and Non-union with Implant Failure of Femur in OI Type III

Volume 8 | Issue 1 | January-April 2022 | Page: 35-42 | Sanjay Chhawra, Raman Jain, Unus Ahmed, Nimish Agarwal, Rajiv Chaubey, Gaganpreet Singh

Authors: Sanjay Chhawra D Ortho., DNB Ortho. FICS, Raman Jain MS Ortho., Unus Ahmed MS Ortho., Nimish Agarwal MS Ortho., Rajiv Chaubey MS Ortho., Gaganpreet Singh MS Ortho.

[1] Department of Orthopedics, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini, Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Sanjay Chhawra
Department of Orthopedics, Jaipur Golden Hospital, Rohini, Delhi, India.
E-mail: sanjaychhawra@yahoo.com


Purpose: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is characterized by increased bone fragility and susceptibility for fracture because of the mutation of genes. A few studies are there for treatment modalities of non-union femur fractures in children with OI. This study on adult OI patients aims to give insight into non-unions and their best treatment reporting the surgical modification by using a humeral nail for femoral fixation options to avert non-union. Best implant in the adolescent OI patients for the surgical reconstruction of the femur for correction of deformity healing non-union.
Methods: This is a retrospective, descriptive study of the OI type III fracture non-union and its treatment modality.
Conclusions: In Adolescent OI patients with the rare percentage of non-union with deformity with implant failure of the femur was fixed with Humerus nail having stable fixation deformity correction by both osteotomy rotational translational and conversion of non-union to union with a better result.
Keywords: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), TENS Tensile Elastic Nail System, Adolescent, Humeral nail, Femoral bowing deformity


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How to Cite this Article:  Chhawra S, Jain R, Ahmed U, Agarwal N, Chaubey R, Singh G | Surgical and Medical Management of Deformity and Non-union with Implant failure of Femur in OI Type III | International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics | January-April 2022; 8(1): 35-42.

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