Tibial shaft fractures are associated with the greatest number of complications when compared with other long bone fractures. Learn how to prevent these complications and be ready to treat them effectively when they occur. Each chapter presents case examples of complications including initial treatment, alternate revision procedures, which approach was ultimately chosen and why.
1. Compartment syndrome
3. Acute infection after open fracture
4. Aseptic nonunion after IM nailing
5. Failure of nonunion repair
6. Infected nonunion
7. Knee and implant-related pain after IM nailing