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ALLMedicine™ Ankle Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  619 results

Management of Open Ankle Fractures in Elderly Patients With a Fibula Nail is a Safe and...
https://doi.org/10.1177/19386400221099660
Foot & Ankle Specialist; Odeh A, Archer J et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Ankle fractures are becoming more common in the elderly and their management is frequently challenging. There is increasing evidence of good outcomes following fibula nail fixation in the management of ankle fractures. The use of a fibula nail in ...

Outpatient Versus Inpatient Surgery for Ankle Fractures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05389436

Jun 21st, 2022 - This study is a single center randomized controlled trail in which we compare outpatient and inpatient patients with an ankle fracture requiring surgical treatment. Primary outcome: The primary objective of this study is to compare the 12-weeks pa...

Perioperative Protocol of Ankle Fracture and Distal Radius Fracture Based on Enhanced R...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9197648
Pain Research & Management; Li T, Sun ZJ et. al.

Jun 18th, 2022 - The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program is aimed to shorten patients' recovery process and improve clinical outcomes. This study aimed to compare the outcomes between the ERAS program and the traditional pathway among patients with ankl...

Comparison of Risk Factors and Postoperative Outcomes in Syndesmosis Injuries with Vari...
https://doi.org/10.1615/JLongTermEffMedImplants.2022039614
Journal of Long-term Effects of Medical Implants; Kong RM, Kijak NA et. al.

Jun 14th, 2022 - There is a lack of understanding of risk factors and postoperative outcomes of syndesmotic injuries with singular versus multipart fractures. A retrospective analysis was done between 2008 and 2016, utilizing the American College of Surgeons Natio...

Transitional ankle fracture management using a new joystick technique.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2022.05.028
Injury Pan Y, Zhang X et. al.

Jun 10th, 2022 - To investigate the feasibility and short-term clinical efficacy of the arthrography-assisted joystick technique for the treatment of adolescent transitional ankle fracture. A retrospective analysis was performed in 10 adolescent transitional ankle...

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Guidelines  1 results

Ankle fractures in the elderly: Current concepts.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2020.10.093
Injury Pearce O, Al-Hourani K et. al.

Nov 7th, 2020 - Ankle fractures remain the third most common musculoskeletal injury in the elderly population. The presence of osteoporosis, significant multiple comorbidities and limited functional independence makes treatment of such injuries challenging. Early...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  80 results

Outpatient Versus Inpatient Surgery for Ankle Fractures
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05389436

Jun 21st, 2022 - This study is a single center randomized controlled trail in which we compare outpatient and inpatient patients with an ankle fracture requiring surgical treatment. Primary outcome: The primary objective of this study is to compare the 12-weeks pa...

Weber B Ankle Fractures With Associated Posterior Malleolus Fracture
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05413707

Jun 10th, 2022 - Ankle fractures constitute 9% of all fractures and have an incidence of approximately 187 per 100,000 persons per year in Norway. Weber B fractures are the most common type of fracture of the fibula. A posterior malleolar fragment (PMF) is present...

Custom Dynamic Orthoses to Reduce Articular Contact Stress
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05209347

May 31st, 2022 - The primary purpose of this line of research is to investigate the effects of carbon fiber custom dynamic orthosis (CDO) use on forces and contact stress at the ankle, with the goal of reducing the development of post traumatic osteoarthritis (PTO...

The Results of Middle-sized Posterior Malleolus Fractures: Fixed Versus Non-fixed
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05084794

May 26th, 2022 - Although it has traditionally been accepted that posterior malleolar fractures involving less than 25 percent of the tibial plafond do not require operative fixation, this belief is now questioned. A number of studies have shown that the posterior...

Topical Antibiotics in Surgical Site
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05363462

May 24th, 2022 - Ankle fractures are one of the most common injuries in traumatology. It is the fourth most common fracture in general population after hip, wrist, and hand fractures. These injuries are the second cause of hospitalization due to fractures. Despite...

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News  15 results

Vancomycin Powder May Curb Wound Infection After Knee and Ankle Fracture Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948696

Apr 6th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intra-wound vancomycin powder reduces gram-positive infection in operatively treated high-risk tibia fractures, according to an open-label randomized clinical trial. "Patients with a fracture around the knee or ankle fa...

Painful foot or ankle? Don't overlook these 5 injuries
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/223458/pain/painful-foot-or-ankle-dont-overlook-these-5-injuries
MDedge Family Medicine; Aileen Roman, MD, Hans P. Van Lancker, MD, FRCSC

Jun 8th, 2020 - Foot and ankle injuries are among the most common conditions evaluated at primary care visits; the differential diagnosis of such injury is broad. 1 Although many of these injuries are easily identified on imaging studies, a number of subtle, yet i.

Today’s Care Must Extend Beyond the Exam Room
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/195316/geriatrics/todays-care-must-extend-beyond-exam-room
David M. Lang, Esq.

Feb 28th, 2019 - In May 2014, a 70-year-old retiree underwent repair of a fracture of her left ankle. The procedure was performed at a local hospital.

The Effect of Insurance Type on Patient Access to Ankle Fracture Care Under the Affordable Care Act
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/197564/foot-ankle/effect-insurance-type-patient-access-ankle-fracture-care-under/page/0/3?channel=264

Sep 13th, 2018 - RESULTS In total, 350 offices were contacted across 8 states (4 states with and 4 states without expanded Medicaid eligibility) of which we identified 245 orthopedic surgeons who would surgically treat ankle fractures. The 245 surgeons’ offices we.

The Effect of Insurance Type on Patient Access to Ankle Fracture Care Under the Affordable Care Act
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/197564/foot-ankle/effect-insurance-type-patient-access-ankle-fracture-care-under
Daniel H. Wiznia, MD, Mike Wang, BS et. al.

Sep 13th, 2018 - ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of insurance type (Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance) on the ability for patients with operative ankle fractures to access orthopedic traumatologists. The research team called 245 boar.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →