Return to sport following tibial plateau fractures: A systematic review
Greg A J Robertson, Seng J Wong, Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
Alexander M Wood, Orthopaedic Department, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Robertson GAJ, Wong SJ and Wood AM conceived the methodology for the manuscript, performed the literature search and analyses for the study, and wrote the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Greg A J Robertson, Seng J Wong and Alexander M Wood have no conflicts of interest to declare. Neither has received fees for serving as a speaker or a consultant for commercial organisations. Neither has received research funding from commercial organisations. Both are employees of the United Kingdom National Health Service, though not of any commercial organisations. Neither owns stocks or shares in related.
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Correspondence to: Greg A J Robertson, MBChB, BMedSci(Hons), MSc, MRCSEd, Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SA, United Kingdom. email@example.com
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Received: January 28, 2017
Peer-review started: February 12, 2017
First decision: March 28, 2017
Revised: April 3, 2017
Accepted: April 23, 2017
Article in press: April 24, 2017
Published online: July 18, 2017