Surgeons use X-Fix to repair Tibia
Sun, 2/07/2010 3:30 PM
The following is a picture sent from Amanda Mauck, communications specialist. Caution: This is a picture from the operating table and may not be suitable for all of our readers.
(February 5, 2010) The pediatric specialist team from Le Bonheur Children's brought their innovative surgical techniques with them to Haiti. The following picture is of an "x-fix" operation to repair a child's tibia. An x-fix is short for an external fixator. It is typically used to quickly fix open fractures.
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