tibial plateau pre-webinar cases
These cases are are to get you to start thinking and questioning your knowledge ahead of the webinar on tips, tricks & tactics for tibial plateaus.
We are joined for this 360 degree educational event by:
- Kash Akhtar – orthohub host
- Peter Bates – chair person
- Yelena Bogdan – Tips and tricks in tibial plateau fractures
- Tim White – osteoporotic plateau fractures
- Chloe Scott – the role of arthroplasty after prox tibia trauma
Let’s get straight into it
Case 1 – Elderly tibial plateau fracture
76yo woman. Independently mobile. PMH of hypertension but otherwise fit and well. Falls getting out of a car sustaining bilateral tibial plateau fractures.
Case 2: lateral tibial plateau
43yrs alcoholic male. Injured during a skirmish outside his local bar
Question 1. Surgery or not?
Question 2. Timing of surgery
Question 3. How to fix
Case 3 – lateral plateau
72 year old female with hypertension. Gets struck on the left leg by her unruly, fast running Labrador, whilst out for a walk.
In the reasonably healthy older patient, such as this lady, does your strategy change at all when treating plateau fractures?
(For each section, tick the option that most closely resonates with your management)
Case 4 – lateral and medial plateau
21 yrs female, fit and well, crashed her off-road motorbike while doing an attempted log-jump drop-off.
Soft tissues are good, she’s slim and NV intact.
Have a run though the imaging and see what you think
Please post your thoughts about these cases in the comments section below.
For the answers to these questions and much more join our webinar this week, Wednesday 25th November at 8pm GMT.