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Application of NiTi ribs on rib pseudoartrosis

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:10 

Application of NiTi ribs on rib pseudoartrosis

The patient suffered of double rib fracture in consequence of a fall. Fractures were apparently healed but after some time the pain did not stop. Image diagnostics showed the formation of pseudoartrosis on the fractures. Surgery was performed and the pseudoartrosis removed showing the fractures. NiTi rib plates were successfully applied and the patient discharged after removal of drainage.

 

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