Degenerative arthritis after tibial plateau fractures.

  title={Degenerative arthritis after tibial plateau fractures.},
  author={Seppo E Honkonen},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={9 4},
Secondary osteoarthritis after tibial plateau fracture was found in 44% of 131 cases at 7.6 (3.3-13.4) years follow-up. Narrowing of the joint space was noted during the first 7 years after injury, usually in the same compartment as the fractured plateau. The incidence slightly increased with the age of patients. Removal of a meniscus during the fracture… CONTINUE READING