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ALLMedicine™ Ankle Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  508 results

Preoperative Depression is Associated With Increased Complications Following Ankle Frac...
Foot & Ankle Specialist; Broggi MS, Tahmid S et. al.

Jan 18th, 2022 - The effects of preoperative depression following ankle fracture surgery remains unknown. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between preoperative depression and outcomes following ankle fracture surgery. This retrospective...

Incidence of Chondral and Osteochondral Lesions in Ankle Fracture Patients Identified W...
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Publicat... Williamson ERC, Shimozono Y et. al.

Jan 17th, 2022 - A systematic literature search was performed using the PubMed, MEDLINE, and the Cochrane Library databases according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic review and Meta-Analyses guidelines on May 20, 2019. The keywords used were: ankle...

Management of deltoid ligament injuries in acute ankle fracture: a systematic review.
Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien De Chirurgie; James M, Dodd A

Jan 13th, 2022 - Deltoid ligament repair (DLR) was historically a common adjunct to ankle fracture fixation; however, prevailing clinical practice is to explore the medial side of the ankle only if reduction is blocked. We performed a systematic review to determin...

Unstable weber B Ankle fracture with a deltoid ligament rupture - ORIF of the fibula wi...
Injury Dodd A, Halai M et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Unstable weber B Ankle fracture with a deltoid ligament rupture - ORIF of the fibula with no repair of the deltoid ligament versus ORIF of the fibula but operative repair of the deltoid ligament.|2022|Dodd A,Halai M,Buckley R,|

COVID-positive ankle fracture patients are at increased odds of perioperative surgical ...
PloS One; Mercier MR, Galivanche AR et. al.

Jan 1st, 2022 - Ankle fractures have continued to occur through the COVID pandemic and, regardless of patient COVID status, often need operative intervention for optimizing long-term outcomes. For healthcare optimization, patient counseling, and care planning, un...

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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  26 results

The Results of Middle-sized Posterior Malleolus Fractures: Fixed Versus Non-fixed

Oct 20th, 2021 - 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...

Syndesmosis Ankle Study

Sep 28th, 2021 - A debate regarding ankle fracture fixation centers on time to weight bearing. Recent literature has supported immediate weight bearing in surgically stabilized ankle fractures. However, significant variation among orthopaedic surgeons persists, an...

The Therapeutic Effect of Dau-Di-Wu-Gong in Patient With Ankle Fracture

Aug 9th, 2021 - the purpose of the present study was to design a randomized, double-blind, controlled study to evaluate functional recovery effect of Helminthostachys zeylanica(L.)Hook after surgical operation in patients with ankle fracture. The primary outcome ...

Even-Up to Minimize Secondary Site Pain For Ankle Fracture

Jul 20th, 2021 - A variety of foot and ankle injuries can be treated effectively through the use of a controlled ankle movement (CAM) walker boot. CAM walker boots protect the injured area by restricting foot and ankle motion, providing a stable platform to distri...

Anesthesia for Pain After Ankle Fracture Surgery

Jul 2nd, 2021 - This pilot study will test the hypothesis that prolonged regional peripheral nerve block will reduce development of chronic pain in patients undergoing surgery for ankle fracture. Regional nerve block using local anesthetics delivered by ambulator...

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News  12 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.

Primary Care, ED Docs Discuss Addiction Tx Challenges

Feb 19th, 2018 - WASHINGTON -- Trying to wean opioid-dependent patients off the drugs or get them into medication-assisted treatment presents a number of challenges for physicians in various settings, several speakers said at an event here sponsored by the Duke Ma...

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. ...

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