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How long after bow legs correction surgery, patients can remove those black things?

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Dr. Jason O'Dell
Orthopedic Surgery 21 years experience
Ilizarov: I assume you are asking about an ilizarov external fixator. The answer depends on the amount of correction needed. The duration is usually at least 4 months, up to a year.

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A 31-year-old female asked:

How long after surgery, patient can remove those black things from his leg?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Stockings?: I am assuming stocking post op prevention blood clots usually once adequate ambulation. Unless high risk surgery.

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Last updated Mar 28, 2013

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