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Volume:4 Issue:10 Number:16 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #8022
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Comparison between ORIF & combined internal/external fixation for tibial plafond fracture


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OrthoEvidence. Comparison between ORIF & combined internal/external fixation for tibial plafond fracture. ACE Report. 2015;4(10):16. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8022

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:2

A Meta-Analysis for Postoperative Complications in Tibial Plafond Fracture: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Limited Internal Fixation Combined With External Fixator

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;54(4):646-51.

Contributing Authors: D Wang JP Xiang XH Chen QT Zhu

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Synopsis

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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