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Nonunion of Fracture

 

Nonunion of Fracture

 

Fracture nonunion is a condition that has been known for centuries and continues to be a problem today. If the expected time for routine healing of the fracture has passed 2-3 months; In large fractures, there is no union in 6 months, or if there is no progress in the radiograph for at least three consecutive months (sometimes up to 9 months), there is a problem of nonunion.

 

Broken causes nonunion; Open fracture, breakage, loosening of the implant, existing diseases may cause it. Osteoporosis, DM, NSAID use, and smoking are negative factors that cause fracture healing.

 

In our clinic, the source of the fracture nonunion is found, and the problem is solved. Platinum replacement, nail treatments, grafting treatments are applied in these patients. Ilizarov method, which is an excellent method, is successfully used in our clinic.

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