Locking buttons increase fatigue life of locking plates in a segmental bone defect model

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Publication: Clinical orthopaedics and related research Date: March 2013 Authors: Tompkins M, Paller DJ, Moore DC, Crisco JJ, Terek RM Link to Full Text Abstract BACKGROUND: Durability of plate fixation is important in delayed union. Although locking plates result in stronger constructs, it is not known if locking affects the fatigue life of a plate. [...]