Ankle fractures in the elderly: MUA versus ORIF.


A series of 80 patients over the age of 60 years with ankle fractures were reviewed retrospectively. 'Pilon' and talar fractures were excluded; 41 were treated conservatively (MUA) and 39 by operation (ORIF). The mean follow-up was 28 months (range 18-38 months) in the ORIF group and 25.5 months (range 12-40 months) in the MUA group. A statistically… (More)


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