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Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture: Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture is surgery to relocate the tibia into the correct position relative to the knee with plates and screws for rigidity. A bone graft from the iliac crest may be required.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture:

  • Tibial fracture, plateau or proximal to the knee
  • Tibial fracture nonunion or malunion

Anesthetic Requirements for Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture may include:

  • Regional or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

Possible surgical complications of Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Open reduction and internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture) include:

  • Internal tibia fixation
  • Tibia surgery

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