lahr - The agents of the German city of Lahr had to detect a portion of a knee joint after an accident and miraculously they succeeded. They found the bone in a ditch beside the road where previously held the accident. The application of an orthopedic surgeon at the local hospital.
The sixteen-year-old victim got on his moped a row of stationary cars and crashed on top of an oncoming vehicle. Only on the operating table the trauma team on duty found that half of the outer condyle (condyle) of the left upper leg was gone. 'A piece of seven by four centimeters,' said the surgeon, who immediately called the police and it was prepared to look at the scene of the crime.
That worked with some difficulty, but in time to prevent the boy would get a knee replacement. After careful cleaning of the piece of bone could be reconstructed to the knee. The surgery lasted five hours. Chances are that the patient over time can bend and move his leg normally.