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ALLMedicine™ Ankle Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  633 results

High-risk ankle fractures in high-risk older patients: to fix or nail?
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00402-022-04574-3
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery; Large TM, Kaufman AM et. al.

Aug 11th, 2022 - Optimal treatment of high-risk ankle fractures in older, comorbid patients is unknown. Results of open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) versus tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) fusion nailing for the treatment of high-risk geriatric ankle fractures were ...

How Common is Subsequent Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction or Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome ...
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-1751246
The Journal of Knee Surgery; Foster KS, Greenlee TA et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) and tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) are debilitating conditions reported to occur after ankle sprain due to their proximity to the ankle complex. The objective of this study was to investigate the incidence ...

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

Aug 9th, 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...

Describing characteristics clinicians believe predictive of patient reported outcomes a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2022.102632
Musculoskeletal Science & Practice; Chan BHT, Snowdon DA et. al.

Aug 8th, 2022 - Despite explanatory studies have identified a wide range of modifiable and non-modifiable characteristics, uncertainty persists as to what characteristics are predictive of patient reported outcome following ankle fracture in adults, therefore hin...

Prescription Patterns, Associated Factors, and Outcomes of Opioids for Operative Foot a...
https://doi.org/10.1097/CORR.0000000000002307
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; Badin D, Ortiz-Babilonia CD et. al.

Jul 29th, 2022 - Pain management after foot and ankle surgery must surmount unique challenges that are not present in orthopaedic surgery performed on other parts of the body. However, disparate and inconsistent evidence makes it difficult to draw meaningful concl...

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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  82 results

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

Aug 9th, 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...

Full-Weightbearing Following Ankle Fractures Surgically Treated - The FAST-Mobility Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05419154

Jul 6th, 2022 - Background Ankle fractures are among the most common fractures in adulthood. Various novel surgical treatment strategies have been developed but nothing has changed regarding the postoperative treatment protocol. Although previous studies indicate...

Correlation Between Intraoperative Tourniquet Use and Limb pH, Functional Measures and Patient-reported Outcomes After Ankle Fracture Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05445960

Jul 6th, 2022 - Tourniquets are widely accepted as "safe" for up to two hours of continued use, despite known risks and a paucity of literature supporting this duration. Complications of tourniquets include tourniquet site pain, increased surgical site pain and s...

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...

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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 →