Obese Patients Have Fewer Wound Complications Following Fixation of Ankle Fractures.

Abstract

Outcomes following ankle fracture surgery have been well studied; however, factors associated with surgical wound healing specifically are less clear. We aimed to study the relationship between wound healing and body mass index, as well as other variables following surgical treatment of ankle fractures. There were 127 consecutive, isolated, closed… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1938640016685146

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@article{Matson2017ObesePH, title={Obese Patients Have Fewer Wound Complications Following Fixation of Ankle Fractures.}, author={Andrew P Matson and Michael P Morwood and Ashwin Peres Da Silva and Eugene B Cone and Shepard Hurwitz and Robert D Zura}, journal={Foot & ankle specialist}, year={2017}, volume={10 5}, pages={435-440} }