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Revista Médica Electrónica

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AMIGO CASTANEDA, Pavel et al. Exposed, complex and severe traumatic injury of the tibia treated with Alvarez Cambra external fixation. Rev.Med.Electrón. [online]. 2021, vol.43, n.4, pp.1118-1130.  Epub 31-Ago-2021. ISSN 1684-1824.

With the gradual increase of automobile and work accidents as well as urban violence, exposed and complex fractures are traumas of increasing incidence and difficult solution, with long periods of convalescence that endanger the life or the conservation of the injured member. A large number of them leave invalidating sequels. There are several treatments, including external fixation using the system created by Professor Rodrigo Alvarez Cambra, with several advantages that provide a better evolution. The current work was carried out with the objective of showing the evolution and results of a patient who entered the Teaching Provincial Clinical-surgical Hospital Jose Ramon Lopez Tabrane, of Matanzas, and underwent a surgery with the diagnosis of exposed, complex and serious lesion in the lower limb, specifically of tibia. The patient had several complications and so he was put an Alvarez Cambra external fixation osteosynthesis devise.

Palabras clave : complex exposed fracture; osteosynthesis; external fixation; complications.

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