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Double Tibiofibular Synostosis (Fibula pro Tibia) for Non-Union and Delayed Union of the Tibia: END-RESULT REVIEW OF ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE CASES.

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: January 1966
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A one-stage surgical procedure for double tibiofibular synostosis, called fibula pro tibia, is described and the results in 171 cases of traumatic non-union and delayed union of the tibia, treated by this method, are reported. Non-unions with large bone defects in the tibial shaft and congenital pseudarthroses not considered here. The indications, results, and advantages of this method are disccussed.

Copyright 1966 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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