Assessment of Operative Management of Bimalleolar Fractures of Ankle Joint

Operative Management of Bimalleolar Fractures of Ankle Joint

  • Pravas Kumar Senior Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital, Gaya Bihar.
  • Dr Abhishek Senior Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital, Gaya Bihar.
  • Shree Prakash Singh Professor and Head, Department of Orthopaedics, Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital, Gaya Bihar.
Keywords: Ankle, Bimalleolar, fractures

Abstract

Background: Bimalleolar fractures have shown to have worse outcomes. The present study was conducted to assess operative management of bimalleolar fractures of ankle joint. Subjects and Methods: The present study was conducted on 60 cases of bimalleolar fractures of ankle joint. Patients with compound fractures, pilon fractures, syndesmotic injuries were excluded. In all patients, reason of fracture and operative outcome was recorded. Results: Functional outcome was excellent seen in 15, good in 30, fair in 12 and poor in 3. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Post operative complications were superficial skin infection seen in 2 and restricted ankle movement in 1. Conclusion: Bimalleolar fractures of ankle joint are common amongst males. In maximum cases, good results were obtained.

Published
2019-02-13
How to Cite
Kumar, P., Abhishek, D., & Singh, S. (2019). Assessment of Operative Management of Bimalleolar Fractures of Ankle Joint. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(1), OR04-OR06. Retrieved from https://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/464
Section
Orthopaedics