Bone fracture repair
If a bone fracture is severe, a bone graft may be used to help speed the healing process. In this example, a metal plate is also used and secured with screws.
Last reviewed 10/6/2008 by Thomas N. Joseph, MD, Private Practice specializing in Orthopaedics, subspecialty Foot and Ankle, Camden Bone & Joint, Camden, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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