Venous insufficiency as a late complication after tibial fracture.


Thirty-eight patients were followed up 13 to 17 years after sustaining a fracture of the tibia. The aim was to establish the frequency of post-thrombotic venous insufficiency. All patients were examined clinically and with a modified ultrasound technique. In addition some were studied using phlebography. Fifteen patients had symptoms of venous insufficiency… (More)