Tibia

What is Tibia?

The tibia, also known as the shinbone or shankbone, is the larger and stronger of the two bones in the leg below the knee in vertebrates (the other being the fibula), and it connects the knee with the ankle bones.

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I am currently waiting for IM nail surgery to be performed on my fractured tibia. The wait has been too long and new bone has started to...

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Brief Answer:
Tibial nailing with open reduction

Detailed Answer:
hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon. You have been waiting for surgery on...

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My daughter had a accident skiing and had vertical meniscus tear and tore off acl with tibia avulsion fractured. She had the surgery Wednesday....

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Recovery could be a few days or weeks depending on type of surgery done.

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Hi my dear,

I am sorry for the situation...

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I'm having surgery on my leg to remove two ganglion cysts on my tibia. Will I have to have crutches and a cast on my leg following the...

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Please give more details.

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Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
To recapitulate: Female/26 - had an...

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