Kyle S. Peterson, DPM, AACFAS
Suburban Orthopaedics

Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive surgery is performed to repair defects in the body caused by developmental abnormalities, congenital deformities, tumors, or infections.

Trauma Surgery

Trauma refers to injuries of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels,

Sports Medicine

Involves treating sports injuries which occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising

Arthroscopy added to ORIF for unstable ankle fractures did not affect function, pain at intermediate follow-up

Arthroscopy added to ORIF for unstable ankle fractures did not affect function, pain at intermediate follow-up

Arthroscopic evaluation of acute unstable ankle fractures performed in conjunction with open reduction and internal fixation did not appear to have an effect on the patient-reported function at mid-term follow-up, but investigators used arthroscopy to perform intra-articular treatments that would have been impossible to carry out otherwise, according to an investigator from Chicago. During a […]

Arthroscopic evaluation of acute unstable ankle fractures performed in conjunction with open reduction and internal fixation did not appear to have an effect on the patient-reported function at mid-term follow-up, but investigators used arthroscopy to perform intra-articular treatments that would have been impossible to carry out otherwise, according to an investigator from Chicago.

During a presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, here, Daniel J. Fuchs, MD, said arthroscopy added about 15 extra minutes of surgical time when patients were treated for unable ankle fractures, and this additional step was not associated with complications.

Source: Healio

Read more

Locations

^ Back to Top

Tell a Friend