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Table 2 Surgical details of the 54 cases of high-energy tibial plateau fractures

From: Functional and radiological evaluations of high-energy tibial plateau fractures treated with double-buttress plate fixation

Details Number (%)
Average time to surgery 10.4 days (rang: 1-19 days)
Preoperative preparation Traction: 19 (35.2); bridging external fixator or brace: 30 (55.6); emergency operation: 5 (9.3)
Mean operation time (minutes) 158.4 (100-270)
Bone graft Autograft: 37 (64.8); Allograft: 0
Meniscus repair or excised Yes: 19 (35.2); no: 35 (64.8)
ACL inertion fixation Yes: 6 (11.1); no: 48 (88.9)
Lateral implant 4.5-T-shaped: 20 (37.0); 4.5-L-shaped: 13 (24.1); 3.5-LCDCP: 21 (38.9)
Medial implant 3.5-LCDCP: 12 (22.2); 4.5-T-shaped: 25 (46.3); 4.5-L-shaped: 17 (31.5)
Postoperative management Early exercise 34 (63.0); Traction: 7 (12.9); external brace: 13 (24.1)