Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

Authors: Raymond White, Matthew Camuso

Tibial shaft

Overview

Supine position i

Supine position

The patient is positioned supine on a radiolucent table or a standard operating table with a radiolucent extension.

Supine position for ring fixator i

Supine position for the ring fixator

The patient is placed supine with bolsters placed under the thigh and the hindfoot.

Supine position for nailing i

The patient is placed supine with the knee flexed to 90-110 degrees.

Lateral position i

The patient is positioned laterally on a radiolucent table or a standard operating table with a radiolucent extension.

Prone position i

Prone position

The patient is positioned prone on a radiolucent table or a standard table with a radiolucent extension.

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