Is the Addition of a Foot Ring to the Circular External Fixator Necessary in the Treatment of Extra-Articular Distal Tibia Fractures?


Erdil M. E. , Ozkunt O., POLAT G., Ceylan H. H. , ERŞEN A., KARA D., ...More

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, vol.28, no.9, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bot.0000000000000055
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of adding foot ring to circular external fixator (CEF) on the functional outcomes in the treatment of extra-articular distal tibia fractures.