Arthroscopically assisted reconstruction and percutaneous screw fixation of a Pilon tibial fracture

Arthroscopy. May-Jun 2003;19(5):E45. doi: 10.1053/jars.2003.50165.


We report a case of closed distal tibial fracture (AO 43C3), treated successfully with arthroscopically assisted minimally invasive reduction and percutaneous screw fixation. Techniques and postoperative treatment are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Accidental Falls
  • Aged
  • Arthroscopy*
  • Bone Screws*
  • Casts, Surgical
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Debridement
  • Fracture Fixation, Internal / methods*
  • Fractures, Closed / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Tibial Fractures / surgery*
  • Tibial Fractures / therapy