International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 1

Management of fractures of proximal tibia by various treatment modalities: A study of 56 patients

Author(s): Dr. Smit Shah, Dr. Pulkit Maniar and Dr. Niravkumar Moradiya
Abstract: Objectives: To compare the end results obtained after treating patients of proximal tibial fractures with various modalities
Materials and Methods: This prospective study was carried out for patients treated by various modalities for fractures of proximal tibia from May 2014 to April 2016 at Tertiary care Hospital.
Results: Clinically, Excellent results were seen in 51.7% of patients, Good results were seen in 32.1% of patients while 10.7% of patients had fair results. Radiologically, 61.5% had excellent results, 34.6% had good result and 3.8% had fair result. We did not encounter any patient with poor result.
Conclusions: The surgeon must have sound knowledge of the nature of the proximal tibia injury and must be familiar with variety of techniques available at present for treating these fractures to achieve consistent excellent and good results.
Pages: 346-350  |  949 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Smit Shah, Dr. Pulkit Maniar, Dr. Niravkumar Moradiya. Management of fractures of proximal tibia by various treatment modalities: A study of 56 patients. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(1):346-350. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i1f.51
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences