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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: Broken tib/fib, offset fib after operation


 snlphillips - Thu May 21, 2009 8:13 pm

Hello,

I compound fractured my tib and fib. After two surgeries my fibula still has a big offset and there isn't anything in there to hold it in place. My doctor said that is the standard procedure and it will heal fine. I'm looking for a second opinion. Take a look at these X-rays.

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What do you think?
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:11 pm

User avatar Hello,
See previous post.

Fibula is non weight bearing bone and should do fine without reduction.

Take care.

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