Select a Community
Are you sure you want to trigger topic in your Anconeus AI algorithm?
Proximal tibia metaphyseal-diaphyseal junction open fx due to farm accident
patient had coronary by-pass surgery 2 years ago
patient was neurovascularly intact with large swelling at the antreolatreal cruris which can lead acute compatment syndrome
Tetanous vaccine with intravenous cefazolin and metronidazole within the four hours were administred. The two posterior compartments are approached through fractured side , and The anterior and lateral compartments are approached through a single longitudinal incision on the outer aspect of the leg and fasciotomy was performed ,the irrigation of the wound was performed with saline+rifampin solution , the reduction performed through the wound and stabilized with triaxial +moduler external fixator . Careful use of elastic retention sutures (elastic vessel loop woven through skin staples) were used to decrease to size of the defect .