Executive Editor: Ernst Raaymakers, Joseph Schatzker, Rick Buckley

Authors: Matthias Hansen, Rodrigo Pesantez

Proximal tibia 41-A1.1 Direct reduction

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Glossary

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After direct exposure of ligaments and the avulsed fibular head, reduction may be achieved with the use of a small clamp that is placed on the fibula and the bone fragment. Protect the peroneal nerve which runs below the tendon of biceps femoris and then winds around the fibular neck from back to front in contact with bone.

v2.0 2010-05-15