Tibia Plateau - Anterolateral Approach
This Tibia Plateau – Anterolateral Approach course will teach you:
- To access the tibial plateau using the anterolateral approach. This is most commonly indicated for fracture assessment in conjunction with a subsequent reconstruction.
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Tibia Plateau – Anterolateral Approach:
- Peroneal nerve injury
After studying the Tibia Plateau – Anterolateral Approach course you are familiar with the most common complications:
- Fibular nerve palsy
- Joint instability
Step by step
Identify the landmarks, the patella and the lateral tubercle of the tibia.
Incise the skin in a slighlty curved line starting lateral of the patella and extending distally lateral of the anterior border of the tibia.
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