Authors of section


Tomas Guerrero

Executive Editor

Amy Kapatkin

General Editor

Noel Moens

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Approach for MIO

1. Indications

Minimally invasive osteosynthesis can be performed to treat capital physeal fractures using pins. The use of fluoroscopy is mandatory. Preservation of blood supply is an advantage of using this method.

2. Skin incision

The pins are positioned percutaneously through a drill guide.

approach for mio

3. Exposure

Reduction is performed in a closed manner and visualization is done via fluoroscopy.