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Lower Limb-Surgical Approaches

  • Francesco Ruggieri
  • Gian Franco Zinghi
  • Stefano Boriani
  • Luigi Specchia

Abstract

This approach, described by Smith-Peterson and Levine provides good access to high fractures of the anterior column alone. Today it has almost been totally left aside as it does not allow going beyond the iliopectineal eminence.

Keywords

Gluteus Medius Metatarsophalangeal Joint Extensor Digitorum Communis Obturator Artery Small Saphenous Vein 
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Copyright information

© Aulo Gaggi Editore, Bologna 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Ruggieri
    • 1
  • Gian Franco Zinghi
    • 2
  • Stefano Boriani
    • 3
  • Luigi Specchia
    • 4
  1. 1.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  4. 4.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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