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A 37-year-old male asked:

A 65 years old women. non union of femur bone, after 1st surgery. can bone graft be inserted without exchanging nail in 2nd surgery.

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Nonunion femur: No you really should have the fracture re reamed to get bleeding bone formed and then have the second nail inserted with possible bone graft.
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