The Tibial Plateau Fractures: Diagnosis and Treatment

by

Francesco Atzori

DOI: 10.2174/97816810824171160101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-241-7, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-68108-242-4



Indexed in: EBSCO.

A break in the proximal part of the tibia or shinbone region results in a Tibial plateau fracture. This type of bone damage results in...[view complete introduction]
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Knee Arthroscopy and Tibial Plateau Fractures

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Alessandro Aprato, Matheus Azi, Matteo Giachino and Alessandro Massè

Abstract

Arthroscopic-assisted fluoroscopic treatment of tibial plateau fractures has gained popularity in the last decade and is now indicated as one of the treatments of choice in Schatzker types 1, 2 and 3 fractures; it ensures optimal reduction and a stable fixation with plate or cannulated screws may be performed after reduction. In selected type 4 fractures arthroscopy may allow an evaluation of articular fracture reduction, thereby obviating the need for extensive arthrotomy. This chapter aims to review the technical points that are useful to the successful video-assisted management of tibial plateau fractures.

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