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A serious vascular complication of internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture: a cautionary tale from which several lessons can be learned.

Authors
  • Rawes, M L
  • Harper, W H
  • Oni, O O
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1996
Volume
40
Issue
2
Pages
323–325
Identifiers
PMID: 8637093
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A serious vascular complication of internal fixation of a tibial plateau fracture is described, along with the problems encountered in revascularisation of the leg. Several lessons can be learned from this case, which illustrates the importance of on-site vascular surgery services.

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