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Disease or Condition   Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Title   Ankle Fracture Plating (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
Description   A Randomized trial comparing plating in patients with a rotationally unstable ankle.
IRB Number   Pro233
Inclusion/Notes   INCLUSION:
  • Patients aged 18 – 85.

  • Closed Unstable Supination Eversion type Weber B fibula fracture.

  • Isolated lateral malleolus fractures with subluxation of the talus.

  • Bimalleolar

  • Trimalleolar.

  • With or without syndesmotic dissociation.

  • Soft tissue amenable to operative treatment.

  • Opt for surgical treatment of their fracture.

  • Willing to follow up for 1 year.

  • Consent to be randomized.

EXCLUSION:
  • Aged < 18 or over 85.

  • Open fracture.

  • Prisoners.

  • Unlikely to followup.

  • Non english speaking.

  • Pre-existing arthrosis of the ankle.

  • Limitation in lower extremity function that would affect outcome scoring.

  • Significant anterior comminution precluding antiglide fixation.
Status   Completed
Location   Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Principal Name    Cory Alan Collinge MD
Contact Name   Tara Weaver
Phone   (817) 820-4306

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