FVFG

(redirected from Free Vascularized Fibular Graft)
AcronymDefinition
FVFGFree Vascularized Fibular Graft
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In a free vascularized fibular graft (FVFG), surgeons insert a four-inch portion of the patient's fibula and its surrounding blond vessels into the hip and ball joint, which ultimately arrests the degenerative process and stimulates new bone growth.
The free vascularized fibular graft (FVFG) has become the most commonly utilized vascular autograft for segmental bone defects after trauma, nonunion, pseudarthrosis, osteonecrosis, and tumor resection [1,16,17].
Brigman, "Free vascularized fibular graft reconstruction of large skeletal defects after tumor resection," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
Urbaniak, "Free vascularized fibular grafts for reconstruction of skeletal defects," The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, vol.