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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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From: Addition of shock wave therapy to nail dynamization increases the chance of long-bone non-union healing

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AD Serial radiographs of a 50-year-old patient after a II° open tibia fracture showing non-union 8 months after primary surgery (A, B) and osseous union 6 months after nail dynamization and fESWT (C, D). EG A 27-year-old patient suffered from a closed femur fracture with consecutive non-union 1.5 years later (E, F). Treatment of the clinical control with nail dynamization was not successful after 6 months (G, H)

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