fibula


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the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

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He tweeted on Wednesday: 'So yesterday I broke my tibia and fibula, unfortunately it's just part of the brutal sport we play.
However, the right-back's evening was cut short after a dreadful challenge from Neil Taylor with the Blues star suffering a broken tibia and fibula, receiving oxygen as he was carried off the pitch.
Using the patient's CT images, the team designs an anatomically-accurate titanium implant, which both fixes the fibula bone in place and maintains the aesthetic shape of the jawline.
com/MarkBullockNFL/status/932340274172514307/video/1) Thompson , who had been in motion trying to get a block for quarterback Kirk Cousins, suffered the fractured fibula when defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins rolled on top of him.
Medical device company IntraFuse reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (USFDA) 510(k) clearance for its FlexThread Fibula Pin System that provides intramedullary fixation as well as proper bone alignment for most fractures of the large, long bones of the body.
There are many advantages in using a fibula flap in mandible reconstruction.
Following an X-ray, Wasps can confirm that back row forward Sam Jones has suffered a fracture of his right leg, fibula, during England training," said Wasps' statement.
Between January 1, 2004, and March 31, 2006, three patients with MHE were treated with gradual DFL for valgus ankle with a short fibula.
I've a fractured fibula, so I should be back intime.
Incision was made starting approximately at 8 cm proximal to the midpoint of the popliteal skin crease and extended to the head of the fibula and then straightened and further extended along the line of fibular shaft approximately 5 cm below the planned level of osteotomy.
But Welsh FA will give Joe every chance of France spot WALES international Joe Ledley is a major doubt for Euro 2016 after fracturing a fibula - although the FA of Wales have refused to rule him out of the tournament.
Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Stephen Bendall at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, says: "Rebecca's fibula injury is the third or fourth most common fracture we see in A&E.
The case series was conducted at the Department of Plastic Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, from June 2009 to May 2011, and comprised 19 patients in whom free fibula flap was performed for upper and lower limb reconstruction, using SPSS 16.
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake will certainly not be involved, with Saunders saying the soon-to-be out-of-contract striker is 'devastated' by complications to his broken fibula.