Open reduction and internal fixation of acute intra-articular displaced calcaneal fractures: a retrospective analysis of surgical timing and infection rates.

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The choice of surgical timing in open reduction for calcaneal fractures has been proposed to be associated with soft-tissue complications and infection. This study analysed the correlation between surgical timing and postoperative infection rates. We performed a retrospective single-surgeon single-facility study (Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, KMUH… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.03.014

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@article{Ho2013OpenRA, title={Open reduction and internal fixation of acute intra-articular displaced calcaneal fractures: a retrospective analysis of surgical timing and infection rates.}, author={Cheng-Jung Ho and Hsuan-Ti Huang and Chung-Hwan Chen and Jian-Chih Chen and Yuh-Min Cheng and Peng-Ju Huang}, journal={Injury}, year={2013}, volume={44 7}, pages={1007-10} }