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Kavin Khatri, Vijay Sharma, Darsh Goyal, Kamran Farooque
PURPOSE: To report complications in the management of complex closed proximal tibial fractures. METHOD: A retrospective study was conducted to analyze the infectious and noninfectious complications encountered in the management of high-energy Schatzker type V and VI tibial plateau fractures. All patients were treated at the level 1 trauma centre between January 2011 and March 2014. Sixty two patients were included in the study. The mean patient age was (43.16 ± 11...
December 1, 2016: Chinese Journal of Traumatology, Zhonghua Chuang Shang za Zhi
Kleanthis Ziogas, Evangelos Tourvas, Ioannis Galanakis, George Kouvidis
CONTEXT: A clinical case of a tibia plateau fracture is presented which was treated with balloon osteoplasty and arthroscopy guidance. Balloon Tibioplasty has been shown to be a very useful method for the management of tibial plateau fractures. The use of calcium phosphate has been described in the literature for management and restoration of bone defects in tibial plateau fractures. CASE REPORT: A 45-years-old Caucasian woman was presented after a fall from a ladder...
September 2015: North American Journal of Medical Sciences
Terence Y P Chin, David Bardana, Michael Bailey, Owen D Williamson, Russell Miller, Elton R Edwards, Max P Esser
OBJECTIVE: To review the functional outcome of patients with complex tibial plateau fractures treated with fine-wire fixation. DESIGN: Retrospective review with follow-up of patients in outpatient clinic. SETTING: Tertiary trauma center. PATIENTS: All patients who had fine-wire fixation for tibial plateau fractures between 1996 and January 2001 were reviewed. INTERVENTIONS: Fine-wire fixation with/without limited internal fixation for complex tibial plateau fractures...
December 2005: Injury
M Manfredini, A Gildone, R Ferrante, S Bernasconi, L Massari
Unicondylar femoral fractures account for 0.65% of all femoral fractures; they have not been studied extensively in the orthopedic literature. Usually occurring following sports trauma or traffic accidents, these fractures involve the lateral condyle three times more frequently than the medial condyle. Conservative or surgical treatment has been advocated, depending on the fracture type. From 1986 to 1999, 19 patients with unicondylar femoral fractures were surgically treated at our institution: there were 15 males and 4 females, aged 36...
April 2001: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica
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