How are complications in tibial plateau fractures classified?

Updated: Apr 20, 2020
  • Author: Srinivasa Vidyadhara, MBBS, DNB, MS(Orth), DNB(Orth), FNB(SpineSurg), MNAMS; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Complications can be divided into early (eg, loss of reduction, deep vein thrombosis, infection) or late (eg, nonunion, implant breakage, posttraumatic arthritis). Most early complications can be viewed as biologic failures, whereas late complications are often associated with mechanical problems. [30]

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