Proximal tibiofibular joint instability in a child: stabilization with TightropeTafazal, Suhayl I.; Flowers, Mark J.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B: July 2013 - Volume 22 - Issue 4 - p 363–366 doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e32836026b1 Femur & Knee Abstract Author Information Proximal tibiofibular instability is a rarely reported clinical entity in children. In this case report, we describe such a case in an 8-year-old boy successfully stabilized using a minimally invasive technique with a Tightrope device. The child remained pain free and asymptomatic at 2 years of follow-up. The surgical technique is described as well as potential complications and a review of the literature. Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Sheffield Childrens Hospital, Sheffield, UK Correspondence to Suhayl I. Tafazal, MBChB. FRCS (Tr & Orth), Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Sheffield Childrens Hospital, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK Tel: +44 114 271 7000; fax: +44 114 226 7878; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.