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Cole Peter A. M.D.; Benirschke, Stephen K. M.D.
Techniques in Orthopaedics: September 1999
Minimally Invasive Orthopaedics: Articles: PDF Only


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.

© 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.