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Treatment by Bone-Grafting of Aseptic Necrosis of the Femoral Head and Non-Union of the Femoral Neck (Phemister Technique).

BONFIGLIO, MICHAEL; BARDENSTEIN, MAXWELL B.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: December 1958
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An evaluation has been made of the effect of drilling and bone-grafting for non-union of the fractured femoral neck or aseptic necrosis of the femoral head, or both, in fifty-three patients. The results show that the procedure is effective in restoring continuity to the ununited femoral-neck fracture, and viability to the necrotic femoral head in a sufficient number of instances to warrant its consideration in the management of these complications.

Copyright 1958 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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