Ilizarov fixation versus plate osteosynthesis for extra-articular distal tibia fractures
Ilizarov external fixation versus plate osteosynthesis in the management of extra-articular fractures of the distal tibiaInt Orthop. 2015 Mar;39(3):513-9.
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40 patients with extra-articular distal tibia fractures were randomized to receive either Ilizarov external fixation (IE), or conventional plate osteosynthesis (PO) as treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes of these two procedures. The results of this study indicated that Ilizarov external fixation resulted in superior outcomes compared ...
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