Diaphyseal osteotomy after post-traumatic malalignment

Daniele Santoro, Saran Tantavisut, Domenico Aloj, Matthew D. Karam
2014 Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine  
Tibia and femur shaft fractures can sometimes lead to post-traumatic deformities. Correction by means of circular external frames is a valuable option. The aim of this article is to give an overview of the problem and to focus on some important technical issues of the preoperative planning, the surgical procedures, and the postsurgical management of circular external fixators.
doi:10.1007/s12178-014-9244-9 pmid:25270959 pmcid:PMC4596217 fatcat:iw2jqr3ci5c3dab35dwe2ncdle