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ALLMedicine™ Ankle Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  470 results

High Energy Transsyndesmotic Ankle Fracture Dislocation - Injury Characteristics, Radio...
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Sidhu SP, Atwan Y et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - To investigate patient demographics, injury characteristics, radiographic outcomes, and identify risk factors for developing post-traumatic arthritis in high energy transsyndesmotic ankle fracture dislocations, or "Logsplitter" injuries. Retrospec...

An Evaluation of Patient Characteristics Associated With Medical Disposition in the Sur...
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Meyr AJ, Dougherty M et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - The objective of this investigation was to evaluate patient characteristics associated with medical disposition in treatment of ankle fractures. The 2018 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database was inter...

Early Weightbearing Versus Nonweightbearing After Operative Treatment of an Ankle Fract...
The American Journal of Sports Medicine; Park JY, Kim BS et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - Acute ankle fractures can occur during sports activities, and unstable ankle fractures are commonly treated operatively. However, controversy exists about the optimal time to allow weightbearing. Early weightbearing after the stable fixation of an...

Use of cast immobilisation versus removable brace in adults with an ankle fracture: mul...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Kearney R, McKeown R et. al.

Jul 7th, 2021 - To assess function, quality of life, resource use, and complications in adults treated with plaster cast immobilisation versus a removable brace for ankle fracture. Multicentre randomised controlled trial. 20 trauma units in the UK National Health...

Distribution of posterior malleolus fracture lines in ankle fracture of supination-exte...
Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research : OTSR; Yu T, Zhang Y et. al.

Jul 4th, 2021 - Supination-external rotation ankle fracture is one of the most common fractures. Studies on the fracture line distribution of this fracture type are limited. The purpose of this study is to explore the distribution characteristics of intra-articul...

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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  28 results

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection in Pilon Fractures

Apr 24th, 2020 - Patients who sustain broken ankles have a very high risk of developing arthritis soon after their injury (within 2 years). This arthritis can cause increased pain and decreased level of function, especially if the injury occurs at an early age. Du...

Randomized Controlled Trial for Ankle Fracture Pain Control

Feb 28th, 2020 - 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...

Unimalleolar Versus Bimalleolar Fixation in Bi- or Trimalleolar Ankle Fracture

Oct 18th, 2018 - A one third of all ankle fractures are bi- or trimalleolar. Traditionally these fractures are treated by both medial and lateral osteosynthesis, sometimes accompanied by osteosynthesis of the posterior malleolus. There is significant evidence that...

Alcohol Cessation Intervention in an Acute Surgical Setting

Mar 30th, 2018 - Hazardous alcohol intake is an independent risk factor for postoperative complications after major and minor operations, elective and emergency procedures for men and women. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a 6-week Gold Standard...

Perfusion Index and Pain in Ankle Surgery

Feb 27th, 2018 - Perfusion index (PI) measured via a pulse oximeter has been shown to correlate with activation of the sympathetic nervous system, such as by pain stimulation, as a result of involuntary contraction of the arterioles. Thus PI holds potential for us...

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News  10 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...

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.

An Update on Management of Syndesmosis Injury: A National US Database Study

Dec 13th, 2016 - Results Number of open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) procedures increased for all ankle fracture types over the period 2007 to 2011 (Table 1). Over the same period, number of procedures for isolated syndesmosis ORIF increased significantl.

Casting Method May Help Elderly Avoid Ankle Surgery

Oct 11th, 2016 - Action Points Note that this randomized trial found no difference in symptomatic outcome when close-contact casting was compared to surgery for unstable ankle fracture in older adults. Note that rates of malunion were higher in the casting group. ...

Tibialis Posterior Tendon Entrapment Within Posterior Malleolar Fracture Fragment

Feb 22nd, 2016 - Not all ankle fractures require CT. However, for posterior malleolus fractures thought to require fixation, preoperative CT may help in determining if percutaneous fixation with or without arthroscopic guidance is a feasible treatment option.

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