Injury 2022 Jun 29;53(6):1789-1795. Epub 2022 Mar 29.
Department of Trauma, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, Zurich 8091, Switzerland; Harald Tscherne laboratory for orthopaedic and trauma research, University of Zurich, Sternwartstrasse 14, Zurich 8091, Switzerland.
Introduction: Well-known risk factors (RF) for soft tissue complications following surgical treatment of fracture of the ankle region include diabetes, smoking, and the local soft tissue status. A weighted analysis might provide a risk profile that guides the surgical treatment strategy. The aim of this meta-analysis was to provide a risk profile for soft tissue complications following closed fractures of the ankle region. Read More