buttress plate

but·tress plate

a metal plate used to support the internal fixation of a fracture and prevent displacement.

buttress plate

a thin, flat metal plate used to provide support in the surgical repair of a fracture.

buttress plate

An orthopaedics fixation plate used to support bone which is unstable in compression or axial loading. Buttress plates are often used in the distal radius and tibial plateau to hold impacted and depressed fragments in position once they have been positioned.

buttress plate

Orthopedics A plate used to support bone that is unstable in compression or axial loading; BPs are often used in the distal radius and tibial plateau to hold impacted and depressed fragments in position once they have been elevated. See Plate.

but·tress plate

(bŭt'trĕs plāt)
A metal plate used to support the internal fixation of a fracture.
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