Minimally invasive surgery for the pilon fracture: The percutaneous- submuscular plating technique

P. A. Cole, S. K. Benirschke

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Abstract

This article describes a minimally invasive technique to treat tibia pilon fractures characterized by metadiaphyseal extension. This technique of 'percutaneous-submuscular plating' is placed in the context of a staged and carefully timed approach to avoid well-known complications common to this injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-208
Number of pages8
JournalTechniques in Orthopaedics
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

Keywords

  • Indirect reduction
  • Minimally invasive
  • Percutaneous
  • Pilon fracture
  • Submuscular plating

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