Salvage of a Below-the-Knee Amputation Level Following a Type-IIIB Open Tibial Fracture

Morgan, Steven J.; Newman, Justin; Ozer, Kagan; Smith, Wade; Gurunluoglu, Raffi
December 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 12, p2769
Academic Journal
The article presents a case report of the salvage of a below-the-knee amputation level in a 15-year-old girl following a type III-B open tibial fracture. The medical history of the patient, the cause of the injury and the details of the surgical procedure are provided. The paper also provides relevant photographs and diagrams.


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