Minimally Invasive Plating of the Distal Tibia: Do We Really Sacrifice Saphenous Vein and Nerve? A Cadaver Study


Ozsoy M. H. , Tuccar E., Demiryurek D., Bayramoglu A., HAYRAN K. M. , Cavusoglu A. T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, vol.23, no.2, pp.132-138, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bot.0b013e3181969993
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.132-138
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the risk of saphenous nerve (SN) and great saphenous vein (GSV) injury during percutaneous screw placement of the 3.5/4.5 LCP Distal Tibial Metaphyseal Plate and the 3.5-mm LCP Medial Distal Tibia Plate with tab in distal tibias of cadaver extremities.