Bone Graft for Nonunion of Right Thumb Proximal Phalanx Fracture
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1Big Rapids Orthopaedics
2Carolina Regional Orthopaedics
4Duke University School of Medicine
In this video, the authors describe and demonstrate a surgical technique for the treatment of an unstable nonunion of a proximal phalangeal fracture of the thumb.
The video describes the surgical exposure, preparation of the nonunion site, harvesting of autogenous iliac corticocancellous bone graft, bone grafting of the defect, and stabilization with K-wire fixation.