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nonunion

Pathol failure of broken bones or bone fragments to heal
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Our favorable results with Ilizarov method for infected nonunion of the femur conform to several published studies.9-12 In this study, we used the ASAMI criteria for bone evaluation and measuring the functional outcome.
PennDOT's bid solicitation for a second phase of Markley Street reconstruction required contractors to execute a PLA agreement with the Building and Construction Council of Philadelphia and Vicinity or the United Steel Workers (USW), which would have precluded nonunion contractors from using their own workers to staff the project.
President Chris Reber said this decision follows Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise's issuance of an executive order granting a $15 per hour minimum wage for nonunion county employees.
From the study, "Smoking did not increase the risk of nonunion but did significantly extend the median time to union.
Fair share fees are the costs nonunion members are required to pay to the union to offset the union's cost of representing the entire bargaining unit during negotiations and related discussions.
The classification system has been found to predict avascular necrosis (AVN) rate and nonunion rate.
During this time, the fracture failed to unite and by one year it was considered a nonunion [12].
In June 2010, the patient was diagnosed with painful nonunion of the HTO, treated by hardware removal, implantation of osteoinductive demineralized bone matrix (DBX[R], DePuySynthes, USA) and osteoconductive allograft (bone chips by Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, MTF[R] DePuySynthes, USA), and fixation with a TomoFix plate (DePuySynthes, USA) (Figure 5).
The morbidity and mortality, along with the socioeconomic impact of hip fractures, are substantial, and complications of fracture nonunion and fixation failure only compound these effects.
Most of that work was handled by nonunion or open shop firms who don't require their subcontractors to be unionized.
In this case report, we describe a rare clinical situation of acute arterial thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) after osteosynthesis, using an intramedullary Knowles pin, to treat nonunion of a midshaft clavicular fracture.