Medium-sized posterior fragments in AO Weber-B fractures, does open reduction and fixation improve outcome? the POSTFIX-trial protocol, a multicenter randomized clinical trial

@inproceedings{Verhage2017MediumsizedPF,
  title={Medium-sized posterior fragments in AO Weber-B fractures, does open reduction and fixation improve outcome? the POSTFIX-trial protocol, a multicenter randomized clinical trial},
  author={Samuel Marinus Verhage and Peer van der Zwaal and Maarten W. G. A. Bronkhorst and Huub van der Meulen and Sanne Kleinveld and Sven A G Meylaerts and Steven J. Rhemrev and Pieta Krijnen and Inger Birgitta Schipper and Jochem Maarten Hoogendoorn},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Guidelines for treatment of the posterior fracture fragment in trimalleolar fractures are scarce and show varying advices. Did the increasing size of the posterior fragment seem to relate to worse outcome in the past, nowadays this has changed to the amount of dislocation of the posterior fragment post-operatively. Despite many retrospective… CONTINUE READING