Algoritmo terapeutico nelle fratture del pilone tibiale

  title={Algoritmo terapeutico nelle fratture del pilone tibiale},
  author={Franco Lavini and C. Dall’Oca and Stefano Giaretta and Pietro Bartolozzi},
  journal={LO SCALPELLO-OTODI Educational},
Pilon fractures, classified according the AO classification as fracture type 43 C1, C2, C3, very often involve soft tissue damage. Treatment choice is mainly based on the conditions of the soft tissues, in order to minimize the risk of major complications, responsible for adverse clinical outcome. A pilon fracture with minimal soft tissue damage is best treated by internal fixation. When the soft tissues are significantly involved, a tissue sparing technique, represented by a bridging external… CONTINUE READING