The use of spring plates in the internal fixation of acetabular fractures

Howard Richter, James J. Hutson, Gregory Zych

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Abstract

The spring plate, a modified one third tubular plate, can be a viable and durable option for fixation of periarticular acetabular fractures. The use of the spring plate in acetabular fractures is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-181
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of orthopaedic trauma
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2004

Keywords

  • Acetabular fracture
  • Fixation technique
  • Posterior wall
  • Spring plate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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