Last week, soldier with the 3rd consolidated demining squad, Victor underwent the fitting of a external fixation device. Over the course of the next two months, at a rate of 1mm per day, Viktor’s tibia will gradually pulled into alignment using the Ilizarov apparatus.
The condition of the soft tissues is one of Viktor’s main problems, through the numerous operations carried out his leg has been left covered with scars. So to save the leg, doctors will perform a complex three-stage treatment, which is has a slightly longer time-frame than other fighters.
We wish the hero a good recovery!
To read more about Viktor’s injury and treatment follow this link.