Resection and reconstruction for bone tumors in the proximal tibia

K. M. Yaw, L. D. Wurtz

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The proximal tibia is a common site for both benign and malignant tumors. This article reviews pertinent anatomy, clinical presentation, and staging methods for tumors of this area. Discussion is given to various methods of resection and reconstruction with useful guidelines for procedure selection. The use of allografts for reconstruction is discussed in depth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-148
Number of pages16
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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