The value of osteosynthesis in the treatment of bimalleolar fractures.

@article{Velkovski1995TheVO,
  title={The value of osteosynthesis in the treatment of bimalleolar fractures.},
  author={G Velkovski},
  journal={Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae},
  year={1995},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={403-16}
}
  • G Velkovski
  • Published 1995 in Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae
A total of 69 patients with displaced bimalleolar fractures were treated by open reduction and internal fixation, 35 using AO/ASIF implants and 34 using biodegradable self-reinforced polyglycolide or polylactide devices. A third group consisted on 35 patients who were treated non-operatively. The result of treatment was evaluated after a minimum follow-up time of twelve months. A would infection complicated the course in four patients treated with AO/ASIF implants. A transient local fluid… CONTINUE READING