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Knee joint infections with pronounced joint destruction, soft tissue and bone involvement are serious diseases in which not only the joint but also the entire extremity are directly endangered. What results can be achieved with the Ilizarov external fixator for septic knee arthrodesis?
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Name: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie
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A bone fixation technique using an external fixator (FIXATORS, EXTERNAL) for lengthening limbs, correcting pseudarthroses and other deformities, and assisting the healing of otherwise hopeless traumatic or pathological fractures and infections, such as chronic osteomyelitis. The method was devised by the Russian orthopedic surgeon Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (1921-1992). (From Bull Hosp Jt Dis 1992 Summer;52(1):1)
The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Replacement for a knee joint.
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