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Vol:211 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #14402
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Fibular Nail for Unstable Ankle Fractures


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OrthoEvidence. Fibular Nail for Unstable Ankle Fractures. ACE Report. 2010;211(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14402

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Two-Center, International Trial Comparing the Fibular Nail With Open Reduction and Internal Fixation for Unstable Ankle Fractures in Younger Patients.

J Orthop Trauma . 2022 Jan 1;36(1):36-42.

Contributing Authors:
TO White KE Bugler L Olsen LH Lundholm K Holck BL Madsen AD Duckworth

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Synopsis

One hundred and twenty five patients undergoing operative management for unstable ankle fractures were randomized to receive a fibular nail (n=63) or open reduction and internal fixation with a plate construct (n=62). The primary outcome of interest was patient function at 1 year, evalutated with the Olerud and Molander score. Secondary outcomes of interest were adverse events, infection rates and...

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