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Patient Case History: Juan

Distal Tibia Fracture

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Juan sustained a fracture of his distal tibia with a compartment syndrome from a motorcycle accident.

Juan, Pre-op thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, compartment syndrome
Juan, Pre-op thumbnail of an X-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, compartment syndrome

Post-Op

We fixed his tibia fracture with an Ilizarov frame. This surgery did not require any incision. He was immediately allowed to put full weight on his leg. The frame was removed at 3 months.

Juan, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame
Juan, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame
Juan, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame
Juan, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame
Juan, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame
Juan, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture, ilizarov frame

Follow-Up

Juan resumed his active lifestyle as a surgical technician in our hospital and at the gym.

Juan, Follow Up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture Repaired, active lifestyle
Juan, Follow Up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture Repaired, active lifestyle
Juan, Follow Up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Distal Tibia fracture Repaired, active lifestyle


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