A Functional Below-the-Knee Brace for Tibia! Fractures: A Report on It Use in One Hundred and Thirty-Five Cases

Sarmiento, Augusto
August 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;2007 Supplement 2, Part 2, Vol. 89-A, p157
Academic Journal
Experiences with the treatment of 135 fractures of the tibia with a below-the-knee brace suggest that uneventful healing of tibial fractures can be obtained while function of the knee and ankle joints is maintained. The early resumption of nearly normal physiological conditions in the limb is conducive to uninterrupted osteogenesis.


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