tibia fractures.txt

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Anonymous
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tibia fractures.txt
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2010-03-31 14:02:52
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tibia fractures
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  1. Non-op tibia fractures
    • <5deg varus
    • < 10deg AP
    • <10deg rotation
    • <1.5cm initial shortening
    • >50% cortical contact
    • fractured fibula
  2. Proximal tibia fx falls into:
    • valgus (pull from pes insertion)
    • procurvatum (patella tendon pull on tibial tubercle)
  3. Distal tibia fx falls into:
    • varus
    • recurvatum

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