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Distal tibial fracture treated by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis after external fixation Retrospective clinical and radiographic assessment

Distal tibial fracture treated by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis after external fixation... ARS Medica Tomitana - 2014; 1(76): 44 - 49 10.2478/arsm-2014-0009 Șerban Al., Obadă B., Turcu R., Anderlik St., Botnaru V. Distal tibial fracture treated by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis after external fixation Retrospective clinical and radiographic assessment Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Emergency County Hospital Constanța ABSTRACT of failures of fixation, or rotational misalignment. No significant complication was observed in our patients. Fractures of the horizontal surface of the distal tibia MIPO is an effective method of treatment for distal are known commonly as pylon or plafond fractures, tibial fractures, reduce surgical trauma and maintain a and represent 1–5% of lower extremity fractures, more biologically favorable environment for fracture 7–10% of all tibial fractures. The protocol consisted of healing, reducing risks of infection and nonunion. immediate (within eight to 24 hours) open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula, using a fibular plate or one third tubular plate and application of an external Keywords: external fixation, locking compression fixator spanning the ankle joint. In the second stage, the plate (LCP); minimally invasive percutaneous plate treatment of proximal and distal tibial fractures with osteosynthesis (MIPPO), image intensifier, close reduction and MIPPO technique can preserve soft tissue, simplify operative procedure and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ARS Medica Tomitana de Gruyter

Distal tibial fracture treated by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis after external fixation Retrospective clinical and radiographic assessment

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Abstract

ARS Medica Tomitana - 2014; 1(76): 44 - 49 10.2478/arsm-2014-0009 Șerban Al., Obadă B., Turcu R., Anderlik St., Botnaru V. Distal tibial fracture treated by minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis after external fixation Retrospective clinical and radiographic assessment Clinic of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Emergency County Hospital Constanța ABSTRACT of failures of fixation, or rotational misalignment. No significant complication was observed in our patients. Fractures of the horizontal surface of the distal tibia MIPO is an effective method of treatment for distal are known commonly as pylon or plafond fractures, tibial fractures, reduce surgical trauma and maintain a and represent 1–5% of lower extremity fractures, more biologically favorable environment for fracture 7–10% of all tibial fractures. The protocol consisted of healing, reducing risks of infection and nonunion. immediate (within eight to 24 hours) open reduction and internal fixation of the fibula, using a fibular plate or one third tubular plate and application of an external Keywords: external fixation, locking compression fixator spanning the ankle joint. In the second stage, the plate (LCP); minimally invasive percutaneous plate treatment of proximal and distal tibial fractures with osteosynthesis (MIPPO), image intensifier, close reduction and MIPPO technique can preserve soft tissue, simplify operative procedure and

Journal

ARS Medica Tomitanade Gruyter

Published: Feb 1, 2014

Keywords: Medicine; Clinical Medicine; Clinical Medicine, other

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