Comparison between ORIF & combined internal/external fixation for tibial plafond fracture
A Meta-Analysis for Postoperative Complications in Tibial Plafond Fracture: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Limited Internal Fixation Combined With External FixatorJ Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;54(4):646-51.
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9 studies investigating open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) and limited internal fixation combined with and external fixator (LIFEF) for the treatment of tibial plafond fractures were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether LIFEF yielded fewer postoperative complications than ORIF. The meta-analysis found that rates of nonunion, malunion, and d...
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