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Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula: Open reduction and internal fixation of fibula is surgery to align/relocate a broken fibula into the correct position with plates and screws for rigidity.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula:

  • Fibular fracture
  • Fibular fracture nonunion or malunion

Non-Surgical Options: Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula:

Anesthetic Requirements for Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula may include:

  • Regional or general anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

Possible surgical complications of Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula) include:

  • Internal fibula fixation
  • Fibula surgery
  • Plate and screw fixation of the fibula

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