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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 239791, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/239791
Research Article

Bone Healing by Using Ilizarov External Fixation Combined with Flexible Intramedullary Nailing versus Ilizarov External Fixation Alone in the Repair of Tibial Shaft Fractures: Experimental Study

1Laboratory for Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Centre for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics, 6 M. Ulianova Street, Kurgan 640014, Russia
2Laboratory of Morphology, Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics, 6 M. Ulianova Street, Kurgan 640014, Russia
3National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, Tomsk, Russia

Received 29 July 2014; Accepted 8 September 2014; Published 14 October 2014

Academic Editor: Stavros G. Memtsoudis

Copyright © 2014 A. V. Popkov et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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