Similar 1 Year Functional Outcomes with IM Nailing and Plate Fixation for Unstable Ankle Fractures
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OrthoEvidence. Similar 1 Year Functional Outcomes with IM Nailing and Plate Fixation for Unstable Ankle Fractures. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):38. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12647
Intramedullary fixation versus anatomically contoured plating of unstable ankle fractures: a randomized control trial.Int Orthop. 2020 Mar;44(3):561-568.
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Sixty-four patients with unstable ankle fractures were randomized to receive locking plate fixation (n=26) or intramedullary (IM) nail fixation (n=38). Outcomes of interest included peri-operative total surgical time, incision size, peri-operative total screening time, and the incidence of infection at 6 weeks follow-up. Additional outcomes of interest included the Olerud and Molander functional s...
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