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For how long does it usually take to heal bone fracture with the external fixator?

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Dr. Kyle Dickson
Orthopedic Surgery

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Fracture stability created by the external fixator can determine healing time.
The fixator can be too rigid or to flexible both delaying the time to union. Healing can be between 6 weeks to 30 weeks.

In brief: Depnds

Fracture stability created by the external fixator can determine healing time.
The fixator can be too rigid or to flexible both delaying the time to union. Healing can be between 6 weeks to 30 weeks.
Dr. Kyle Dickson
Dr. Kyle Dickson
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