Secure Screw Placement in Management of Acetabular Fractures Using the Suprapectineal Quadrilateral Buttress Plate

@inproceedings{Egli2017SecureSP,
  title={Secure Screw Placement in Management of Acetabular Fractures Using the Suprapectineal Quadrilateral Buttress Plate},
  author={Rainer Josef Egli and Marius Johann Baptist Keel and Jennifer Larissa Cullmann and J D Bastian},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2017}
}
Acetabular fractures involving predominantly the anterior column associated with a disruption of the quadrilateral surface can be treated with instrumentation implementing the stabilization of the quadrilateral surface. The recently introduced suprapectineal quadrilateral buttress plate is specifically designed to prevent secondary medial subluxation of the femoral head, especially in elderly patients with reduced ability for partial weight bearing. Whereas there are guidelines available for… CONTINUE READING