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Radiographic Union Score of Whelan et al for Healing of a Tibial Fracture Following Intramedullary Fixation (RUST)

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Whelan et al developed the Radiographic Union Score for Tibial Fractures (RUST). This can be used to evaluate healing of a tibial fracture following intramedullary fixation. The authors are from the University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, and McMaster Health Sciences Centre in Hamilton.

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