A prospective study on functional outcome of Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures

Senthil Kumar, V (2014) A prospective study on functional outcome of Bimalleolar Ankle Fractures. Masters thesis, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.


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AIM: To analyse the results of Surgical management of bimalleolar ankle fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study done in Government Royapettah Hospital, Chennai. In our study, 30 cases of bimalleolar ankle fractures were analysed. Classification used was Lauge-Hansen and A.O. classification. Road traffic accident was major mode of injury. Average injury surgery interval was 6 days. Malleolar screw for medial malleolus and plate and screws for fibula was common mode of fixation. RESULTS: Results were analysed using Olerud and Molendar subjective and objective scoring. The subjective scoring was excellent and good in 80% of cases and objective scoring was good in 22 cases. CONCLUSION: Accurate anatomical reduction and fixation results in good functional outcome.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bimalleolar ankle fractures ; Lauge – Hansen ; Olerud and Molendar scoring ; functional outcome.
Subjects: MEDICAL > Orthopaedics
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2017 19:21
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2017 19:21
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/2996

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