Principles and clinical application of the locking compression plate (LCP).

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The principle of the locking compression plate (LCP) is represented by the combination of two completely different anchorage technologies and two opposed principles of osteosynthesis in one implant it combines the principles of conventional plate osteosynthesis for direct anatomical reduction with those of bridging plate osteosynthesis. Since the LCP can be… (More)

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@article{Niemeyer2006PrinciplesAC, title={Principles and clinical application of the locking compression plate (LCP).}, author={Philipp Niemeyer and N. P. Suedkamp}, journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca}, year={2006}, volume={73 4}, pages={221-8} }