Outcome analysis of open fractures of the ankle joint
Author(s): Dr. Santhanakumaran D, Dr. Balachandar S and Dr. Kathir Azhagan S
Abstract: An open fracture presents with disruption of skin and underlying soft tissues results in a communication between the fracture and outside environment. In the treatment of open fractures, the objectives are to prevent infection, promote fracture healing and prevent complications with restoration of normal function. In our study we have reported an outcome analysis of open fractures of the ankle joint in 23 patients.