Speaker: Consider complete pathology, surgical techniques for tibial plateau fractures

WAILEA, Hawaii — When it comes to treating tibial plateau fractures, surgeons need to fully understand the complete fracture pathology and all of the components, according to a presenter here.
“What you need to think about is the three-dimensional orientation because more and more of these higher-energy fractures have coronal plane fracture lines or fracture dislocations,” J. Tracy Watson, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery and chief of the orthopaedic trauma service in the department of orthopaedic surgery at Saint Louis University, said in his presentation at Orthopedics

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