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ACE Report #7966
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Single locked plate vs. dual buttress plating for bicondylar tibial plateau fractures


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A comparison of lateral fixation versus dual plating for simple bicondylar fractures

Knee. 2015 Jun;22(3):225-9

Contributing Authors: Y Yao H Lv J Zan J Zhang N Zhu R Ning J Jing

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Synopsis

86 patients with bicondylar tibial plateau fracture with a relatively intact medial tibial condyle were randomized to receive surgical treatment with either a single lateral locking plate (LP) or dual buttress plates (DP). The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and radiographical outcomes between fixation methods over a minimum of 12 months postoperatively. While the incidence of delaye...

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