3.5 LCP Posteromedial Proximal Tibia Plate
The system consists of six anatomically precontoured plates (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 shaft holes) with a range of six lengths (72-186 mm). The low profile plate head limits soft-tissue irritation and features four locking holes; one slotted for ease of plate positioning. The 3.5 mm LCP holes in the shaft enable fixation of posteromedial fragments with locking or non-locking screws.
The plates are available in both titanium and stainless steel.
The set is compatible with the 3.5 mm small fragment system.
A 33-year-old male was involved in an altercation and suffered a gun shoot wound to his knee
Case provided by Brent Norris, Tulsa, USA.
Initially taken for incision and drainage and then ORIF . Patient placed in a floppy lateral position with the effected lower extremity externally rotated (opposite hip and shoulder bumped up about 3040) allowing exposure of the posterior medial knee. A posterior medial and an anteromedial incision were used to repair the fracture with a 67 cm skin bridge.
Postoperative healing was uneventful and the patient had no complications.
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