Thinking in three dimensions for tibial plateau fractures
January 12, 2022
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Disclosures: Watson claims to have received royalties from Arthrex, Biomet, NuVasive and Smith & Nephew; be a paid consultant for Bioventus, Radius and Smith & Nephew; be a paid presenter or speaker for NuVasive, Smith & Nephew and Zimmer; and serve on the board or committee of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Orthopedic Trauma Association.
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii – In this video from Orthopedics Today Hawaii, J. Tracy Watson, MD, spoke about three-dimensional reflection for tibial plateau fractures.
“The trend is now towards specific attachment to a smaller fragment rather than large medial and lateral plates. It was interesting to challenge the dogma as we move away from Schatzker’s standard classification towards a more precise and fragment-specific column classification.