Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Florian Gebhard, Phil Kregor, Chris Oliver

Distal femur Extraarticular fracture, multifragmentary

General considerations

As multifragmentary metaphyseal fractures do not have an articular component, reduction of the articular surface is not necessary so the surgeon can perform a closed reduction and use available implants via a minimally invasive, submuscular route.

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