The precise localization of distal motor branches of the tibial nerve in the deep posterior compartment of the leg

@article{Apaydin2008ThePL,
  title={The precise localization of distal motor branches of the tibial nerve in the deep posterior compartment of the leg},
  author={Nihal Apaydin and Marios Loukas and Simel Kendir and R Shane Tubbs and Robert Jordan and Ibrahim Tekdemir and Alaittin Elhan},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={291-295}
}
The tibial nerve has been reported to be often iatrogenically injured during fibular graft harvest, high tibial osteotomy and fascial release procedures. Despite this complication, there are limited data available in the literature concerning the surgical anatomy of tibial nerve branches in the deep posterior compartment of the leg. The aim of the present study was to quantitative and localize the motor nerve points for the flexor hallucis longus (FHL), tibialis posterior (TP) and flexor… CONTINUE READING
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