Ankle fracture fixation - plate osteo-synthesis versus intramedullary fibular nail

@inproceedings{Tawari2012AnkleFF,
  title={Ankle fracture fixation - plate osteo-synthesis versus intramedullary fibular nail},
  author={G. Tawari and Rg Kakwani and Kripa Shankar},
  year={2012}
}
Introduction The primary goal of treatment of an ankle fracture is to obtain a stable anatomic fixation to facilitate early mobilisation and good functional recovery. However, the need for open reduction and internal fixation must be weighed against poor bone quality, compromised soft tissues, patient co-morbidities and potential wound-healing complications. Materials and Methods We reviewed two matched groups of 18 patients each, who underwent fixation for unstable Weber-B ankle fractures with… CONTINUE READING

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