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Abstract | November 6, 2020

A Review of Common Bone Substitutes in Depressed Tibial Plateau Fractures

Tibial plateau fractures with intra-articular depression as described by the Schatzker classification can lead to premature osteoarthritis due to involvement of the meniscus and articular surface. Demineralized bone matrix (DBM) and autologous bone grafts hold commonplace in open repair of fractures, however, there are many differences between the two types of products with a paucity of literature establishing a gold standard for their use in depressed tibial plateau fractures.

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