L’osteosintesi del femore distale e della tibia prossimale nelle fratture articolari del ginocchio

  • Marco PaterliniEmail author
  • Fabrizio Pinto
  • Michele Cappa
  • Paolo Pignedoli
  • Ettore Sabetta

Knee joint fractures: distal femur and proximal tibia osteosynthesis


The management of articular knee fractures is constantly evolving. Soft tissue injury, bone quality, and age influence the timing and the strategy of fixation. Anatomical reduction, a stable construct, and early mobilization are the main goals. Conventional or locking compression plates, femoral retrograde nails, subchodral screws have all been used successfully with satisfactory outcomes. In this article we report on the latest advances in treatment, with a view to literature and to our experience during a period of 5 years in 97 cases with AO type-B or C distal femur and proximal tibia fractures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Paterlini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fabrizio Pinto
    • 1
  • Michele Cappa
    • 1
  • Paolo Pignedoli
    • 1
  • Ettore Sabetta
    • 1
  1. 1.U.O.C. OrtopediaOspedale IRCCS Santa Maria NuovaReggio EmiliaItalia

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