Executive Editor: Peter Trafton, Michael Baumgaertner

Authors: Martin Hessmann, Sean Nork, Christoph Sommer, Bruce Twaddle

Distal tibia Complete simple articular and metaphyseal fracture - Triangular external fixation

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Safe zones

When inserting Schanz screws in the distal zone consider the position of the anterior tibial artery and vein. Percutaneous insertion of Schanz screws or pins in the distal tibia is dangerous.


v2.0 2018-11-12