Tibial shaft fractures

S. Naidu Maripuri and K. Mohanty

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Tibial shaft fractures

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The tibia is the most commonly fractured long bone

The orthopaedic surgeon needs to be familiar with all of the management options available in order to effectively manage the simple and complex cases

Problems associated with the soft tissue envelope are frequently encountered.

Chapter.  7999 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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