, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 48–55 | Cite as

Fratture esposte diafisarie di tibia

  • Bruno Di Maggio
  • Pasquale SessaEmail author
  • Gabriele Scaravilli

Open tibial shaft fractures


Important considerations in surgical management of open tibial shaft fractures include trauma to theatre timing, fixation technique and soft tissue coverage. We retrospectively reviewed the clinical and radiological data of patients with open tibial shaft fracture admitted to our emergency department from January 2011 to May 2015. Sixty-four patients were eligible for this study. All fractures were acutely debrided and fixed with a monoaxial external fixator. All fractures healed at 21–30 weeks. An angular deformity <5° was present in all patients. No deep infections were recorded.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Di Maggio
    • 1
  • Pasquale Sessa
    • 2
    Email author
  • Gabriele Scaravilli
    • 1
  1. 1.U.O.C. di Ortopedia e TraumatologiaP.O. di Piedimonte Matese—ASL CasertaCasertaItalia
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Scienze Anatomiche, Istologiche, Medico-Legali e dell’Apparato Locomotore, Università degli Studi di Roma “Sapienza”, Scuola di Specializzazione in Ortopedia e TraumatologiaA.O. Policlinico Umberto IRomaItalia

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