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Clinical Study

Bilateral Fibular Graft: Biological Reconstruction after Resection of Primary Malignant Bone Tumors of the Lower Limb

Table 2

Results after tumor resection and reconstruction with a bilateral fibular graft ( = 11).

ResectionRegression gradeaComplicationsTime until
full weight (months)
OutcomeMSTS (1993)

1R0 None 8NED70%
2R02Bleeding from anastomosis5NED100%
3R03Plate failure and delayed union9NED87%
4R01Fibular graft fracture, conservative treatment18DOD60%
5R03Infection, and nonunion8NED87%
8R04Plate failure and delayed union9NED80%
10R0 None4NED87%
11R1 None7NED100%

aReferred to Salzer-Kuntschik [32]. : not applicable, NED: no evidence of disease, DOD: dead of disease.

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