Lengthening of a free fibular graft after sarcoma resection of the humerus. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH

  • Adolescent
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Treatment Outcome

MeSH Major

  • Bone Lengthening
  • Bone Neoplasms
  • Fibula
  • Humerus
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Sarcoma

abstract

  • We report a patient who had resection of the humerus for osteosarcoma, initial reconstruction with a free fibular graft of the humerus, and subsequent lengthening of the graft. A 9-cm (100% of free fibula length) lengthening was achieved to equalize the humerus length. A complication of regenerate fracture was treated successfully with plating. Four years after the initial surgery for lengthening, the patient presented with a new radial neuropathy.

publication date

  • April 2007

has subject area

  • Adolescent
  • Bone Lengthening
  • Bone Neoplasms
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Fibula
  • Humans
  • Humerus
  • Male
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Sarcoma
  • Treatment Outcome

Research

keywords

  • Case Reports
  • Journal Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/BLO.0b013e31802c7932

PubMed ID

  • 17091008

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 242

end page

  • 246

volume

  • 457