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Research & Reviews  450 results

The Syndesmosis, Part II: Surgical Treatment Strategies.
The Orthopedic Clinics of North America; Kaiser PB, Bejarano-Pineda L et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Syndesmotic injuries in the setting of ankle fracture are critically important to diagnosis and treat to restore an anatomic tibiotalar relationship. Physical examination and clinical suspicion remain critically important for diagnosis. Ultrasound...

Blood-flow restricted exercise following ankle fractures - A feasibility study.
Foot and Ankle Surgery : Official Journal of the European... Larsen P, Platzer OJ et. al.

Sep 18th, 2021 - The objective was to investigate the feasibility of blood flow restricted exercise (BFRE) as a rehabilitation modality in patients with a unilateral ankle fracture. Feasibility study with a prospective cohort design. Inclusion criteria were above ...

Geriatric Ankle Fracture: Robust Fixation Versus Hindfoot Nail.
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Srinath A, Matuszewski PE et. al.

Sep 18th, 2021 - The incidence of geriatric ankle fractures is increasing in step with the current aging population. Special considerations must be taken into account when treating geriatric patients due to increased medical comorbidities, worse soft tissue envelo...

Systematic review and meta-analysis: surgical reparative treatment for orthopedic patie...
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Xia X, Yang Z et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - This study aimed to apply meta-analysis to study the efficacy of surgical repair treatment on ankle fractures. The Boolean logic search method was adopted to retrieve relevant randomized control trials (RCTs), with "Fracture", "Ankles", "Fractured...

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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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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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