Open reduction and internal fixation of posterior pilon fractures with buttress plate

@inproceedings{Chen2014OpenRA,
  title={Open reduction and internal fixation of posterior pilon fractures with buttress plate},
  author={Dawei Chen and Bing Nan Li and Ashwin Aubeeluck and Yun-Feng Yang and Jia-qian Zhou and Guangrong Yu},
  booktitle={Acta ortopedica brasileira},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Posterior pilon fractures are rare injuries and have not yet gained well recognition. The purpose of this study was to present the treatment outcome for patients with posterior pilon fractures treated with buttress plate. METHOD In this retrospective study we identified patients with posterior pilon fractures of the distal tibia who had undergone open reduction and internal fixation at our institute. Between January 2007 and December 2009, 10 patients (mean age, 46.5 years) who had… CONTINUE READING