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Research & Reviews  656 results

Characteristics and Effectiveness of Postoperative Rehabilitation Strategies in Ankle F...
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Plinsinga M, Manzanero S et. al.

Nov 19th, 2022 - To explore the characteristics and to report on the effectiveness of postoperative rehabilitation strategies for people with an ankle fracture. PubMed, Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Web of Science, and CINAHL were searched to identify studies publishe...

Anemia and Its Severity Is Associated With Worse Postoperative Outcomes Following Open ...
Foot & Ankle International; Ortiz-Babilonia CD, Badin D et. al.

Nov 12th, 2022 - Ankle fractures are often treated in a nonemergent fashion and therefore offer the chance for treatment of preoperative anemia. Although preoperative anemia has been associated with postoperative morbidity following certain types of orthopaedic pr...

Pathological ankle fracture due to brown tumour: atypical presentation of low serum vit...
BMJ Case Reports; Lim Y, Ball TA et. al.

Nov 10th, 2022 - Osteoclastomas or brown tumours are named as such due to increased vascularity, subsequent haemorrhage and haemosiderin deposition giving the lesion a reddish brown appearance under gross microscopic examination. It is due to an increase in parath...

Can Locked Fibula Nail Replace Plate Fixation for Treatment of Acute Ankle Fracture? A ...
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Guo W, Wu F et. al.

Nov 5th, 2022 - The standard surgical treatment for unstable ankle fractures involves open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) with plates. However, ORIF has been associated with several complications, such as soft tissue irritation, wound infection, and nerve...

A retrospective assessment of the clinical efficacy of different internal fixation meth...
Medicine Zhao W, Wang Q et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2022 - An ankle fracture is a fracture of the distal tibia or fibula that forms the ankle joint, usually associated with ligament and soft tissue injury, and is a common type of lower limb fracture and one of the most common types of fracture in the elde...

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Guidelines  1 results

Ankle fractures in the elderly: Current concepts.
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  82 results

Effects of Early Weight Bearing on Rehabilitation Outcomes in Patients With Traumatic Ankle and Tibial Plateau Fractures

Oct 13th, 2022 - The purpose of this multi-center, randomized controlled trial (RCT) is to compare outcomes following early versus delayed weight bearing among individuals with a traumatic ankle fracture. This study will enroll patients ages 18 or older surgically...

Telerehabilitation Following Ankle Fractures

Sep 9th, 2022 - Background and Purpose: Ankle fractures represent one of the most common fractures in North America. Surgical fixation is often required in the presence of dislocation or instability and has been shown to have a high rate of success. Following sur...

Randomized Controlled Trial for Ankle Fracture Pain Control

Aug 22nd, 2022 - This study is a multicenter, three armed, prospective randomized control trial studying the effect of a long-acting local anesthetic "cocktail" in patients undergoing operative fixation of ankle fractures. Primary Hypothesis Driven Aims: Determine...

Outpatient Versus Inpatient Surgery for Ankle Fractures

Aug 22nd, 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...

A Noninferiority RCT Comparing Operative vs Nonoperative Treatment for ER-stress Positive Weber-B Unimalleolar Fractures

Aug 18th, 2022 - Seventy per cent of ankle fractures are unimalleolar injuries, the Weber B -type of fibula fracture being by far the most common type. The ankle mortise can either be stable or unstable in this type of fracture depending on the accompanying soft t...

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News  16 results

Vancomycin Powder May Curb Wound Infection After Knee and Ankle Fracture Surgery

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...

Metastatic Melanoma: Timely Approval of Yervoy

Dec 5th, 2020 - Father Arthur Humphrey Case Description In summer 2008, Roman Catholic parish priest Father Arthur Humphrey presented with a hemorrhagic pigmented lesion on his back. Three months after the lesion was removed, he developed right arm lymphadeno...

Painful foot or ankle? Don't 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
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

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.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →