Complications related to harvest of the proximal end of the fibula: a systematic review.

@article{Amotz2014ComplicationsRT,
  title={Complications related to harvest of the proximal end of the fibula: a systematic review.},
  author={Oded Ben Amotz and Rey Ram{\'i}rez and Tarik Husain and Craig Lehrman and S. P. Singh Teotia and Douglas M. Sammer},
  journal={Microsurgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={
          666-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND The fibula is a common source of bone graft used in skeletal reconstruction. Although in most cases only the diaphysis of the fibula is used, there are clinical scenarios in which the proximal end of the fibula and fibular head are harvested for use in articular reconstruction. The purpose of this systematic review is to determine the incidence of knee instability and peroneal nerve motor dysfunction associated with removal of the proximal end of the fibula and fibular head… CONTINUE READING
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