Avoiding Complications in the Care of Fractures of the Tibia

Cannada, Lisa K.; Anglen, Jeffrey O.; Archdeacon, Michael T.; Herscovici, Jr., Dolfi; Ostrum, Robert E.
August 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 8, p1760
Academic Journal
The article presents advice and information for orthopedic surgeons who want to avoid complications when caring for fractures of the tibia, which are the most common type of long bone fractures. A discussion of the three most common complications that are seen in fracture fixation of the tibia, and of their recognition and treatment, is presented.


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