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UPDATES ON FRACTURES  102nd CONGRESS OF THE PIEMONTESE-LIGURIAN-LOMBARD SOCIETY OF ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY (S.P.L.L.O.T.) - Brescia September 9-10, 2005
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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2005 August;56(4):371-4

language: Italian

Locking compression plate in periprosthetic fractures

Maggi F., Lanzani E., Costa G.

Servizio Interdivisionale di Traumatologia Istituto Ortopedico Gaetano Pini, Milano


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Usually, periprosthetic femural fractures osteosynthesis has been realized by plates with metal cerclages at the level of the prosthetic stem, where screw insertion is not possible. The locking compression plate (LCP) system, with angularly stabilized screws, admits monocortical screws specifically cut at their end: these screws, together with the cerclages, can enhance the stability of the implant.

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