Re: Broken Tibia and Fibula

I shattered both the Tibia and Fibula in the lower leg, in a car accident. The doctors are telling me that there is now bone loss and they might have to amputate my foot. The ankle was not shattered. Can they take a piece of my femur and graph it into my lower leg? Can they insert rods int the Tibia and fibula down into the ankle bone? Why would they tell me they might have to amputate?

Posted By Lanny Marden on October 16, 2011 at 13:54:05:

In Reply to: Re: Broken Tibia and Fibula posted by Graham on November 25, 2008 at 00:43:06:

An ideal cushion to help preserve metatarsal phallangeal joint alignment (e.g. bunion deformity and post-operative toe drift).

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