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Fixation of periprosthetic femur fractures above total knee arthroplasty with the less invasive stabilization system: a midterm follow-up study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
0022-5282
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
69
Issue
3
Pages
670–676
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181c9ba3b
PMID: 20838138
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We found that a minimally invasive, locked plating system permitted stable fixation, early knee motion with good midterm results, and minimal complications. These techniques should be used in place of less stable and more invasive methods.

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