Title

Arthroscopic-Assisted Reduction of Tibial Plateau Fractures

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Abstract

Arthroscopic reduction of tibial plateau fractures have been gaining in popularity. Advantages include accurate diagnosis and treatment of joint pathology, minimally invasive soft tissue dissection, quicker recovery of joint motion, and anatomic reduction of joint surface. Success depends on accurate fracture selection. With arthroscopic-assisted reduction of tibial plateau fractures, patient set-up is similar to standard knee arthroscopy, but the C-arm is used to aid with fracture reduction and fixation. Outcomes are comparable or even improved when compared with standard procedures, and morbidity with arthroscopic reduction can often be lower with decreased rates of infection, wound complications, and thromboembolism.

Comments

This article was published in Orthopedic Clinics of North America.

The published version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocl.2019.03.011.

Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Inc.

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