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A case of surgical reconstruction of the lateral tibial plateau after impression fracture (Type 41-B3.1) of an 47-year-old female is presented. Joint reconstruction was performed by using a free patellar graft. The 16-year follow-up shows a very good functional outcome without subjective complaints. This case underlines that performing patellar autografting(More)
The process of fracture healing in rats -- femur shaft fractures stabilised by intramedullary nailing -- immediately after osteotomy of 7 -- 21 days afterwards shows the same morphological picture of events. 40 -- 45 days after stabilisation the fracture repair was in the same stadium of woven bone bridging the fracture gap independent of the date the(More)
We report on 92 patients (average age: 76.9 years) with unstable trochanteric fractures (Type A2 and subtypes according to the AO/ASIF-Classification) that were treated by valgisation/medial displacement osteotomy and 130 degrees-angled blade plate fixation during a time period of 7.75 years at the Department of Traumatology of the University Clinics of(More)