The incidence of soft tissue injury in operative tibial plateau fractures: a magnetic resonance imaging analysis of 103 patients.

@article{Gardner2005TheIO,
  title={The incidence of soft tissue injury in operative tibial plateau fractures: a magnetic resonance imaging analysis of 103 patients.},
  author={Michael James Gardner and Shahan V Yacoubian and David S. Geller and Michael Suk and Douglas N. Mintz and Hollis Potter and David L Helfet and Dean G. Lorich},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={79-84}
}
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine the incidence of injury to soft tissue structures of the knee in tibial plateau fractures scheduled for surgery. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Level I academic medical center. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS One hundred three consecutive patients with acute tibial plateau fractures indicated for operative intervention. INTERVENTION Standard x-ray examinations, including anteroposterior, lateral, and oblique views, were performed in the… CONTINUE READING