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Foot injuries caused by anti-personnel mines.
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PMID:  7617225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During 18 months of the 1991-1992 war against Croatia, 14 persons wounded by antipersonnel mines were admitted to the Department of Surgery at Osijek University Hospital. Twelve had injury of the calcaneal region. Kirschner wires were used for minimal osteosynthesis. Delayed wound closure was performed 14 to 21 days after injury. The methods used were delayed direct closure, split skin-thickness graft, or microvascular free flaps. Osteitis did not develop, and all patients walked with full weight after 1 year.
B Wertheimer; Z Lovrić; K Candrlic; B Kovac; H Kuvezdić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  160     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-24     Completed Date:  1995-08-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital Osijek, Croatia.
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MeSH Terms
Blast Injuries / radiography,  surgery*
Bone Wires
Foot Injuries / radiography,  surgery*
Fracture Fixation, Internal / instrumentation*,  methods
Military Personnel*
Surgical Flaps / methods
Treatment Outcome

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