Biomechanical comparison of plate-screw and screw fixation in medial tibial plateau fractures (Schatzker 4). A model study


turan çift h., çetik ö., Kalaycıoğlu B., Dirikoğlu M., ÖZKAN K. , ekşioğlu f.

ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY-SURGERY & RESEARCH, vol.96, no.3, pp.263-267, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.otsr.2009.11.016
  • Title of Journal : ORTHOPAEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY-SURGERY & RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-267

Abstract

Introduction: The objective of this biomechanical study was to compare the respective efficiency of plate-screw fixation and screw fixation in an experimental model of a Schatzker type 4 fracture. Hypothesis: screw fixation and plate fixation have a similar load to failure.