Patient Case History: Ian

Bone Transport for Reconstruction of a 17cm Bone Defect After Tumor Resection

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Ian was diagnosed with a low grade osteosarcoma and underwent resection of 17 cm of his tibia.

Post-Op

 A trifocal bone transport was done to reconstruct the bone defect. Lengthening osteotomies were made at proximal and distal tibia. Note the progression of transport.

Post-Op

At the end of bone transport, there are 2 areas of bone lengthening and no bone defect. 

Follow-Up

Ian had a rod inserted to support the new bone. He is doing well and is leading an active lifestyle.

Follow-Up


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