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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5Mm L Buttress Plate Stainless Steel, Right Or Left Exchangeable, 3-6 Shaft Holes Exchangeable: Quotation By Oem Is Welcome, Quotation Of Dealer Eligible Only If Authorised By Oem, European Ce Or Usfda Approved, Firms Already Dealing In Orthopaedic Surgical Products Only May Participate As Technical Assistance I.
Fractures with extensive articular comminution may be better treated with a condylar buttress plate.
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.
In this study, 20 patients with distal end femur fractures were treated by locking condylar buttress plate.
Ghoneim, "The unstable nonunited scaphoid waist fracture: results of treatment by open reduction, anterior wedge grafting, and internal fixation by volar buttress plate," Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
The locking mechanism of the screw/plate interface allows for a very low profile lumbar buttress plate.
2,4) Conventional buttress plate fixation, while more rigid than minimally invasive techniques, has also been known to undergo fixation loss due to screw cutout in osteoporotic bone.
1 mm Endo-button is determined by using the buttress plate as the template.
Lot 1 reusable set options for Radial Head Replacement, Coronoid Plating, Dorsal Buttress Plate, Radial Styloid Plate, Volar Distal Radius Plate, Volar Distal Ulna Plate, including Headless Compression Screws (additional implants) and instrumentation.
Hence, TSP seems to act as a buttress plate against the medialization of the distal fracture fragment often seen in unstable fractures stabilized with the sliding screw plate systems alone.
Various modalities of treatment have been used for fracture of distal fracture, one of them is condylar buttress plate.