Recalcitrant distal humeral non-union following previous Leiomyosarcoma excision treated with retainment of a radiated non-angiogenic segment augmented with 20 cm free fibula composite graft: A case report
Martin Gathen, Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Bonn, Bonn 53129, Germany
Grayson Norris, Peter V Giannoudis, Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LS3 3EX, United Kingdom
Simon Kay, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LS3 3EX, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Gathen M reviewed the literature and drafted the manuscript. Giannoudis PV and Kay S were the patient’s surgeons, reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; they were also responsible for the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Norris G reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Informed consent statement: Informed written consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report.
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Corresponding author: Peter V Giannoudis, BSc, MBBS MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng), Professor, Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 14, 2018
Peer-review started: December 14, 2018
First decision: January 11, 2019
Revised: February 27, 2019
Accepted: March 12, 2019
Article in press: March 12, 2019
Published online: April 18, 2019