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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis: A Review


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Author Details : Pradeep Choudhari, Mudit Baxi

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 194-198


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Abstract

Present-day concepts of osteosynthesis emphasize upon biological healing of fractures. This has led to advent of minimally invasive plate osteosynthesis. This technique if used when indicated leads to numerous advantages such as higher rates of union with decreased surgical time, blood loss, post-operative pain, infection rates and certain other postoperative complications. This technique is being applied commonly in fractures such as shaft of humerus, proximal and distal femur, proximal and distal tibia with several benefits over its conventional counterparts. In this review, the authors highlight upon historical aspect of development of this technique, its implementation in different fractures, various factors determining its stable application and its pearls and pitfalls.

How to cite : Choudhari P, Baxi M, Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis: A Review. Indian J Orthop Surg 2016;2(2):194-198

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