Arthroscopic treatment of type III tibial spine fractures using absorbable fixation.

@article{Shepley2004ArthroscopicTO,
  title={Arthroscopic treatment of type III tibial spine fractures using absorbable fixation.},
  author={Robert W Shepley},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={767-9}
}
Over 2 years, five patients (average age 15 years) were diagnosed with a type III tibial spine fracture. All five fractures were treated with arthroscopic reduction and internal stabilization using absorbable fixation. At average 8.5-year follow-up, patients were interviewed and examined. Results were documented regarding function, KT-1000 testing, range of motion, and radiographic findings. All five patients reported no functional limitations despite participation in high-demand sports… CONTINUE READING

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