buttress plate

but·tress plate

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

(bŭt'trĕs plāt)
A metal plate used to support the internal fixation of a fracture.
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The plate was applied as buttress plate to the fractured fragments.
Percutaneous cancellous screw fixation was done in 8 cases, cancellous screw and bone grafting in 2 cases, ORIF with buttress plate and screws in 15 cases, ORIF with buttress plate and bone graft in 6 cases and ORIF with buttress plate and external fixator in one patient.
In the first surgery, reduction and fixation were achieved with a MODE VLP for proximal placement (Medical Dynamic Marketing Inc., Tokyo, Japan), used as a buttress plate (Figure2(a)).
Concerning (ii), a new plate design was developed and introduced into market, the suprapectineal quadrilateral buttress plate (Stryker Osteosynthesis AG, Selzach, Switzerland) [9] (Figure 1).
After the soft tissue was stabilized (nine days after the accident), we decided to perform open reduction and buttress plate fixation for the tibial plateau fracture and open repair of the LM BHT and to subsequently repair the MM BHT and fix the ACL tibial avulsion fracture arthroscopically.
[2] The traditional operative treatment are plating techniques that need compression of the implant to the femoral shaft (blade plate, Dynamic Condylar Screw, and nonlocking condylar buttress plate), antegrade nailing fixation, retrograde nailing, submuscular-locked internal fixation, and external fixation.
The locking mechanism of the screw/plate interface allows for a very low profile lumbar buttress plate.
The posterior wall of the acetabulum was reduced and fixed with a spring plate and a buttress plate.{Figure 2}
In about 2 cases, a small buttress plate is fixed to address the large posteromedial fragment with a separate incision.