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Principles of Ilizarov Treatment in Fractures of Diaphyseal and Metaphyseal Tibia Fractures

  • Ahmet Salduz
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Abstract

Tibia fractures are common. High-energy trauma can cause severe soft tissue damage. Circular external fixators can be a good option for open tibia fracture or severe soft tissue damage with tibia fractures. In this chapter, principles of Ilizarov technique for diaphyseal and metaphyseal tibia fracture are discussed. Additionally special applications for extreme cases are explained for specialists.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Orthopedic & Traumatology DepartmentIstanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of MedicineIstanbulTurkey

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