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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 530578, 5 pages
Case Report

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Isolated Tibial Lateral Plateau Posterior Fracture Using Direct Posterior Split Gastrocnemius Approach

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Research and Training Hospital, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic, E5 Karayolu Uzeri Icerenkoy, Atasehir, 34752 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 28 July 2015; Revised 23 October 2015; Accepted 25 October 2015

Academic Editor: Mario Ganau

Copyright © 2015 Guzelali Ozdemir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Open reduction and internal fixation of the isolated tibial lateral plateau posterior fractures using direct posterior split gastrocnemius approach is a safe and effective method.