Avoiding Complications in the Treatment of Pronation-External Rotation Ankle Fractures, Syndesmotic Injuries, and Talar Neck Fractures

Herscovici Jr., Dolfi; Anglen, Jeff O.; Archdeacon, Michael; Cannada, Lisa; Scaduto, Julia M.
April 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p898
Academic Journal
The article outlines the pathological features of pronation-external rotation ankle fractures, syndesmotic injuries, and talar neck fractures. It discusses the pathological findings of the three common injuries, and the factors that could complicate the said damages. It also highlights mistakes involved in the treatment of the three common injuries and ends that sufficient preoperative evaluation and surgical techniques can decrease the rates of complications on the said injuries.


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