Internal fixation of tibial plateau fractures using the AO instrumentation.

  title={Internal fixation of tibial plateau fractures using the AO instrumentation.},
  author={D Vandenberghe and L H Cuypers and L Rombouts and J van Dooren and J. A. C. A. Rombouts},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  volume={56 2},
Between January 1970 and December 1985, 76 patients (76 fractures) underwent internal fixation for tibial-plateau fractures as recommended by the AO-group (14). Fifty patients were available for follow-up. The long term results of this retrospective study are reported. Subjective results were satisfying. Forty-four percent of the patients were painfree and only 8% had severe postoperative pain, which was clearly related to osteoarthritis. Eight-eight percent of patients had no instability at… CONTINUE READING